Criminal Justice

Associate Degree

Criminal Justice Associate Degree

Program Overview

Earn your Associate Degree in Criminal Justice — at home, at your own pace, with Penn Foster College.

There are certain skills you need to begin a career in the field of Criminal Justice. The Penn Foster College Criminal Justice Associate Degree Program helps you learn them quickly and conveniently.

Your courses include:

  • Criminology
  • Police Studies
  • Ethics in Criminal Justice
  • Criminal Law

And you'll learn it all at home — no classroom required!

Start a rewarding, moneymaking career in the growing field of Criminal Justice.

Why complete an online Criminal Justice Degree Program? First, you need to learn the law enforcement and criminal justice skills required — then, with the right credentials, you can:

  • Earn more than $45,000 per year. Skilled and experienced Criminal Justice professionals can earn much more.*
  • Work in law enforcement — upholding rules and regulations in the community.
  • Work in security and crime prevention — protecting property and businesses.
  • Work in corrections — working to protect the rights of the public and the rights of prisoners in the institutional setting.

Demand for Criminal Justice professionals will lead to an increase of more than 19% in career opportunities through 2018.**

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We'll send you FREE information with absolutely no obligation! Find out more about the Penn Foster College Criminal Justice Associate Degree Program, including:

  • Textbooks, study guides, and supplements
  • Graded projects that let you apply what you've learned
  • Instructional support
  • Free online library
  • Access to student services by website, phone, and mail

* All salary information is based on the "Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-11 Edition," a publication of the U.S. Department of Labor. Individual student earnings vary based on experience.

** Growth figures represent a ten-year period ending 2018. Source: "National Industry-Occupation Employment Matrix," a publication of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.