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
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- Law Enforcement
- Evidence and Procedures
- Criminal Justice Administration
- Juvenile Delinquency
- Intercultural Communication
- Emergency and Disaster Incident Command
- 2 months
Start dates & application deadlines
Courses Start Monthly
DisciplinesCriminal Law Legal Studies Criminology View 35 other Masters in Legal Studies in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- 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.
International285 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 285 USD per credit and a duration of 2 months.
National285 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 285 USD per credit and a duration of 2 months.
$250 with military grant
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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