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Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice

Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice

Format: Main Campus, Liberty Center, Online

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 research in the 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.