Associates Degree in Criminal Justice

Associates Degree in Criminal Justice


Central Christian College of Kansas

100% Online Flexibility

Financial Aid Available

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Fast Facts

  • 100% online – 1 course at a time!
  • Transfer previous college credits to earn your degree faster
  • No transcript or application fees
  • Online program is the exact same as our on campus program
  • An AA in criminal justice allows you to begin work in the field immediately while pursuing your bachelor’s degree
  • Courses created by real-world criminal justice experts

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Program Outcomes

  • Summarize the historical development of criminal justice systems and the role of justice in America and the global community.
  • Describe the influences and behaviors related to the administration of justice and how each is affected by worldview and culture.
  • Identify an ethical framework that recognizes the interplay of personal faith, natural law, and public policy.
  • Choose appropriate procedures associated with law enforcement administration and the prevention, detection, and regulation of crime and criminal behavior.

Associate of Arts
Criminal Justice

Take Your Career to the Next Level

Give yourself the opportunity to learn how to protect or defend people in your community so that you can begin a career in an honorable field like security, law enforcement, forensics, corrections, criminology, or social work.

Ranked #12 Most Affordable Online Criminal Justice Program by BestDegreePrograms.org

Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice
Curriculum

This is a sample list of courses you will be required to complete for the online Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice program. To view a full list, please click below to get your program guide.

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Introduction to Criminal Justice (3 credits)

This course focuses on the formal crime control process in the United States. Students will examine the agencies and processes involved in administering justice: the police, the prosecutor, the courts, and correctional systems.

Introduction to Corrections (3 credits)

Topics include the history of corrections, the influence of social thought and philosophy on the development of corrections, the rights of the incarcerated inmate, and the duties of the correctional officer.

Introduction to Law Enforcement (3 credits)

Outlines the development of U.S. policing, stressing the relationship of police to local politics and the effects of civil service, reform movements, and technological change.

Why Earn Your
Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice?

Criminology (3 credits)

This course is a study of crime as a form of deviant behavior, nature and extent of crime, past and present theories, evaluation of prevention, control and treatment programs.

Social Psychology (3 credits)

The study of how the individual is influenced in his or her behavior, attitudes, perceptions, emotions, and thoughts by other people.

Introduction to Courts (3 credits)

A look at the basic structure of the court system and court process. An up-to-date coverage highlighting several recent trends of the court system.

Upcoming Start: November 11
Applications Due by November 1

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