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Criminal Justice Studies Certificate




The online Criminal Justice Studies Certificate degree program from UMassOnline has been created to be a flexible option for those individuals who are looking to develop the knowledge that is required for meeting the growing needed for public safety and security professionals with superior education and training has never been greater.

UMassOnline's Criminal Justice Studies Certificate is an innovative program has been created to allow its students to working while they build cutting-edge skills in domestic violence, cyber crime, criminal forensics, international organized crime and other specialties tailored to your career objectives.

While in this online criminal justice certification program, students will take a number of courses that cover topics such as:

  • Criminology
  • Drugs and Society
  • Sociology of Law
  • Deviance and American Society
  • Race, Class and Crime
  • Domestic Violence

Gain a solid foundation in American criminal justice - and valuable credit toward your sociology or criminal justice degree - as you prepare for positions in the judiciary, corrections, policing, homeland security, victim services and social services fields through this flexible program that draws upon the resources of UMass Amherst's nationally ranked Department of Sociology.

Accreditation Information

New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

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