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Associate of Applied Science in Criminial Justice

Kaplan University



Kaplan University's online Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice degree is an excellent online program for any individual who is looking to work in the criminal justice field, and who are looking to develop a solid foundation of knowledge in areas, such as law enforcement, courts, corrections, and security.

As a student in this online degree in criminal justice, individuals will be provided with a base of liberal arts knowledge and the technical skills that are required seeking an entry-level employment in the criminal justice field in areas of Law Enforcement, Private Security, and Corrections.

Highlights of this program include:

  • An opportunity to interact with practicing professionals and study career-specific skills in criminal justice
  • An overview of the philosophy and development of the U.S. criminal justice system, its agencies and institutions, and the issues and challenges they face
  • A strong focus on criminology, criminal investigation, criminal law, domestic and international terrorism, and methods of countering terrorism
  • The techniques and skills you study in your online courses in real-world criminal justice scenarios.

Graduates of this online degree in criminal justice will have gained the skills and understanding that is needed for working with a wide-range of criminal justice positions.

Accreditation Information

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

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