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Criminal Justice

American Public University

Associate Degree Online
2 months
Duration
285 USD/credit
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About

The Criminal Justice Associate Degree (AD) at the American Public University offers you a basic foundation in criminal justice theory and concepts, legal issues, terrorism, and law enforcement objectives and administration. 

Overview

Course Details

Build a strong foundation toward understanding criminal justice theory and concepts with this Criminal Justice Associate Degree (AD) at the American Public University.

APU’s online associate in criminal justice program helps build your knowledge of legal issues, law enforcement objectives, criminal justice administration, the courts, and the impact of terrorism. This criminal justice AA degree also teaches commonly used professional skills and techniques.

You will learn alongside criminal justice community peers dedicated to safeguarding communities and the nation. To deepen your learning, faculty share their real-world experience from local, state, and federal government; public safety agencies; the military; and corrections.

What You Will Do

  • Understand the historical, philosophical, and constitutional perspectives/limitations of law enforcement
  • Describe the collection and preservation of evidence in basic crime scene investigations
  • Identify the origins of modern terrorism, its impact on society, and the impact of cross-cultural communication
  • Differentiate the criminological, sociological, legal, and political influences on the American criminal justice system

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Law Enforcement
  • Evidence and Procedures
  • Criminal Justice Administration
  • Juvenile Delinquency
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Emergency and Disaster Incident Command

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 2 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details

Courses Start Monthly

Language

English
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Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • All APU undergraduate programs require a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent (i.e. GED).
  • Please read all undergraduate admission requirements before applying to this program and be prepared to submit the required documentation.
  • There is no fee to complete the APU admission application.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    285 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 285 USD per credit and a duration of 2 months.
  • National

    285 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 285 USD per credit and a duration of 2 months.

$250 with military grant

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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