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The objective of the online Criminal Justice associate degree program is to provide students with the knowledge and skills to enter the workforce or to pursue a more advanced degree in criminal justice. Required coursework builds a foundation in criminal justice theory and crime, the practice of law enforcement and the U.S. judicial system.

Expect More from UA Grantham

More transferability: Students can transfer in up to 75% of credits for this degree.

More affordability: UA Grantham has one of the lowest tuition rates in the U.S.1 and we provide a new laptop to all new and returning degree-seeking students—at no additional cost.

More start dates: Most courses in this program start monthly. It's easy to get started whenever you're ready.

More credibility: UA Grantham's Criminal Justice degree is accredited by the Distance Education Accreditation Commission (DEAC), which is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a recognized accrediting agency and recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).


Program Outcomes

  • Explain the various causes of crime using criminal justice theories, practices and process to a multicultural population
  • Compare and contrast historical and contemporary police functions, issues and responses to crime
  • Describe the nature and function of corrections, its services, practices and institutions
  • Apply fundamental concepts of the administration of justice

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Talk to a dedicated admissions representative and get answers to all your Criminal Justice questions. Give us a call at 800-955-2527 or email us at admissions@grantham.edu.

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