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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. 

NEWS:

Read More Armstrong Professor Named to University System of Georgia College 2025 Initiative Working Group

(August 18, 2017) – University System of Georgia Chancellor Steve Wrigley recently named Armstrong State University Associate Professor of Communications and African-American Studies Elizabeth F. Desnoyers-Colas, Ph.D., to the College 2025 Initiative working group. The group aims to produce more college graduates from Georgia’s public colleges and universities by 2025.

Read More Armstrong to Host Robert I. Strozier Faculty Lecture by Dr. Meimei Lin on Sept. 1

(August 16, 2017)–Armstrong State University will host a free lecture by Dr. Meimei Lin, “What is the Cost to Nature to Sustain an Increasing Population?” Dr. Lin will explore the effects of agricultural intensification on U.S. farmland and how restructured government policies can minimize unintended environmental impacts. This event is free and open to the public.

Read More Maxine Bryant to Speak at Women and Girls in Georgia Conference

(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. 

Read More Economic Monitor Reports Savannah Economic Growth in 1st Quarter 2017

(June 26, 2017) - Armstrong’s latest Coastal Empire Economic Monitor reports that the Savannah metro economy returned to healthy growth in the opening quarter of 2017, as the negative effects of Hurricane Matthew dissipated. Employment, airport travel, retail sales and consumer confidence were especially strong during this period, as was record-setting port activity.

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