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Get equipped for a criminal justice career in just two years with an Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice from the Helms School of Government at Liberty University. With your degree, you’ll gain an understanding of criminal law as well as the nature of crime and how it relates to a biblical worldview.

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Overview

The Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice degree at the Liberty University will prepare you for a specialized career such as a criminal investigator, detective, and corrections officer.

Our two-year program combines criminal justice and general education courses along with graduation requirements. If you would like to further your education after graduating, you can request to transfer your courses to one of Liberty’s bachelor’s degree programs.

Learn How To:

  • Demonstrate competence in the basic criminal justice process
  • Evaluate the nature and causes of crime as they relate to biblical worldview principles
  • Apply basic principles of criminal law
  • Identify and evaluate the sources of criminal law in the American system

Careers You Could Have

  • Corrections Officer
  • Criminal Investigator
  • Homicide Detective
  • Bailiff
  • Bounty Hunter
  • Forensic Science Technician
  • Police Officer

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Criminal Justice Research and Writing   

  • Criminal Justice Report Writing   

  •   Corrections   

  •   Judicial Process   

  • Criminology   

  •   Criminal Law

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

International students: We recommend that you apply at least three months before the semester in which you plan to attend begins.

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
51
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
61

Credits

61 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3.15

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
51
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
61

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Remember, countries and universities may have specific insurance requirements. To learn more about how student insurance work at Liberty University and/or in United States, please visit Student Insurance Portal.

Other requirements

General requirements

Admission decisions are competitive and are based primarily on the following factors:

  • Cumulative (unweighted) GPA from high school or college
  • GED scores (if applicable)
  • Consistency and trends of grades
  • Results from the SAT, ACT, or CLT
  • Essay submission
50% of admitted students come from within the following mid-ranges:
  • High School GPA: 3.15-3.83
  • SAT (ERW* and math only): 1020-1220
  • ACT composite: 20-27

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23800 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    23800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23800 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Lynchburg

942 - 1540 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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