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Criminal Justice AAS

Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice

An Associate of Applied Science degree in Criminal Justice will provide you with a broad introduction and foundation that will prepare you for advanced study in a baccalaureate program. Our instructors blend practical experience with scholarship and discipline to prepare you for a career in criminal justice at the local, state and federal levels. The need for criminal justice professionals demands educated individuals to fulfill these vital roles in the justice system.

Industry Highlights

Careers for criminal justice and protective service professionals are on the rise and expected to grow at approximately 8% between 2012 and 2022.

- Bureau of Labor Statistics

Career Opportunities

  • Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • Secret Service
  • Department of Immigration and Naturalization
  • Department of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms; Drug Enforcement Agency
  • US Marshals Service
  • Border Patrol
  • Customs

Armstrong Edge

Current students take advantage of the diverse and full-time faculty that have doctoral training, research expertise, and professional experience in the criminal justice field. Internships will help acquaint you with real-world experience and establish professional contacts for future employment.

NEWS:

Read More Bryant Named Project Manager for City of Savannah’s New Gun Violence Reduction Initiative

(January 11, 2016) – Maxine Bryant, Ph.D., a lecturer in Armstrong State University’s Department of Criminal Justice, Social and Political Science, was recently named the project manager for the city of Savannah’s new gun violence reduction initiative, End Gun Violence: Step Forward.

Read More Curtis Promoted to Dean of the College of Liberal Arts

(January 11, 2016) – Dr. Christopher Curtis has been appointed to the position of Dean of the College of Liberal Arts at Armstrong State University and will begin his new role July 1, 2016. Curtis is currently the Head of the Department of History at Armstrong.

Read More Hip-Hop Fellow: Armstrong English Professor Heads to Harvard

(December 16, 2015) - Dr. Regina Bradley to serve as the Spring 2016 Nasir Jones Hiphop Fellow for the Hiphop Archive and Research Institute at the Hutchins Center.

Read More Full Steam Ahead: Armstrong Merges Fashion and Technology in an Innovative New Program

(December 14, 2015) - Trending on the global wave of sustainable fashion, Armstrong’s FashTECH Project merges media with technology and inspires local high school students.

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