Associate of Applied Science
The Criminal Justice associate’s degree program at Bryant & Stratton College Online provides students with an understanding of the US criminal justice system and the various career opportunities available to those in the field.
- Application of the basic theories of criminal justice operations and management.
- Simulated classroom settings provide the opportunity to follow criminal law and procedures.
- Examine the causes and explanations for criminal behavior.
- Learn the necessary communication and ethical practices in the criminal justice field in preparation for a career at the federal, state or local level.
The Online Criminal Justice degree provides the framework for careers in law enforcement, courts, corrections, private security and more. Preparation for careers in these fields is accomplished through a focus on both practical and theoretical applications of standards and practices for professionals in law enforcement and related organizations.
Students of the associate’s degree in Criminal Justice will gain a an understanding of the required ethical standards required for a career in criminal justice.
Many career opportunities within the criminal justice field require additional qualifications such as academy training, background checks and physical fitness requirements. These mandates often vary on a state-by-state or city-by-city basis, be sure to research the potential requirements in your region as you pursue a degree in Criminal Justice Studies.
This program is available only to students in Arkansas, Maryland and Virginia