Criminal Justice Certificate

This undergraduate certificate in Criminal Justice is available entirely online for you. Academic study in criminal justice will sharpen your competitive edge for state and federal law enforcement openings and court administration positions. There exists a necessity for well-educated criminal justice professionals as police and correctional officers, private security, intake specialists, probation and parole officers, as well as juvenile justice personnel. By pursuing this certificate, you'll be on the pathway toward a career in criminal justice.

Industry Highlights

Careers for criminal justice and protective service professionals are on the rise and expected to grow faster than the average for all occupations.

- Bureau of Labor Statistics

Career Opportunities

  • Police Departments
  • Private Security
  • Corrections
  • Intake and Classification
  • Probation or Parole Work
  • Juvenile Justice Personnel

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. 


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