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CJSPS: Majors & Programs

Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

Coupled with relevant work experience, the degree sharpens the candidate's competitive edge for state and federal law enforcement openings, court administration positions, and state and federal probation and parole positions. In addition, the degree is invaluable for mid-career advancement. This program can be completed entirely at our Liberty Center location in Hinesville.

Bachelor of Arts in Law and Society

Law and Society prepares graduates for careers in public service at the local, state or federal level; nonprofit public assistance organizations; graduate studies in the social sciences, or law school. As an interdisciplinary program, the Law and Society major, with his/her exposure to a broad range of knowledge, is attractive to a variety of prospective employers in both the public and private sectors, and provides the graduate with the flexibility to pursue any number of career options.

Bachelor of Arts in Political Science

The political science major provides students with an in-depth exploration of political science as a field of study. This major examines American politics, foreign policy and comparative politics. Another important feature of this academic program is the comprehensive exploration of American and global judicial systems. This program is highly theoretical while utilizing the practical application of student internships in various local, state and federal agencies. The Political Science faculty is actively engaged in scholarship and public service.

Master of Science in Criminal Justice - ONLINE

Upon completion of the Master of Science in Criminal Justice, students are eligible for careers in criminal justice agency administration, planning, policy development and analysis, and management. Graduates with a Master's Degree in Criminal Justice will be prepared to compete for many job opportunities.

Cyber Crime Certificate - ONLINE

The only program of its kind in the southeast, this graduate certificate offers advanced professional development for law enforcement agencies as well as not-for-profit organizations and private industries. Students have a unique opportunity to conduct research and study cyber crime issues with staff and faculty in a professional setting.

Other Certificates & Minors

Add one of our many undergraduate certificates or minors to your undergraduate degree in any field.


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(July 14, 2017) – Armstrong State University Lecturer of Criminal Justice Maxine Bryant, Ph.D., has been selected to speak at the 2017 Women and Girls in Georgia Conference on Justice and Resistance in Athens, Ga. on Nov. 11. 

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(April 10, 2017) – Armstrong State University has been ranked #9 on the prestigious Military Times 10 Best Cybersecurity Programs list. Armstrong is the only university in Georgia included on the list.

Read More Armstrong State University Ranks #41 on U.S. News & World Report for 2017 Best Online Criminal Justice Programs

(January 10, 2016) – In a report published today, U.S.News & World Report ranks Armstrong State University #41 on the 2017 Best Online Criminal Justice Programs list. Armstrong is the only institution in Georgia to be included in the national rankings.

Read More Armstrong Students Advance to the Semifinals in South Atlantic Moot Court Tournament

(November 11, 2016) – Armstrong State University students Roxy Simons and Marisol Estrada, both seniors and political science majors, were semifinalists in the 2017 South Atlantic Regional Moot Court tournament, held at the University of Central Florida. Simons and Estrada took the first seed after winning the quarterfinal round against a team from the University of Georgia.

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