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    Online Criminal Justice Associate's Degree

    If you're looking to enhance or expand your knowledge of the criminal justice system, the online Criminal Justice Associate's Degree offered by Remington College could be a good way to get started. The online degree program combines real-world research techniques with criminal justice theory and delivered in a format designed to fit into your current schedule.

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    Online Associate's Criminal Justice Degree Program Overview

    The instruction in the online Criminal Justice Associate's Degree program is designed to help prepare students with the skills they need to work at an entry-level job in criminal justice, including law enforcement, loss prevention, security, or corrections.(1) 

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    The Associate's Degree in Criminal Justice Program is designed to help you gain a deeper understanding of criminal behavior and the law enforcement system through an interactive, online learning environment.

    Topics covered in this online criminal justice associate's degree program include: 

    • Exploring law enforcement operations and community policing
    • Communicating effectively in law enforcement
    • Liability and ethics for the criminal justice professional
    • Cultural diversity considerations in the field of criminal justice

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    Criminal Justice Associate's Degree – Online Course Details

    The online Criminal Justice Associate's Degree program requires successful completion of a minimum of 60 semester credit hours. This includes 45 semester credit hours in online associate's or lower-level coursework and 15 semester credit hours in general education coursework.

    The program is delivered in a system of six online 13-week semesters and can be completed by full-time students in as few as 18 months. Online criminal justice courses in the curriculum include:

    • Criminal Law and the Constitution
    • Homeland Security and Terrorism
    • Survey of Correctional Systems
    • Criminology and Victimology
    • Juvenile Law and Justice

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    Earning your Associate's Degree in Criminal Justice requires both general online coursework and more detailed online criminal justice courses. Expect to take sociology, college algebra, and English composition courses to build the framework for further education in criminal justice.

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    (1) Employment upon graduation not guaranteed.

    Adapted from: Remington College Online Program Catalog 

    Remington College’s online programs are not currently available to residents of AR, District of Columbia, IA, IL, IN, KS, MA, MD, MN, or MT. This list is likely to change, so if you live in one of these states, please check back frequently.