Criminal Justice Degree Schools

Find the info you need to align your education with your criminal justice career goals and succeed in serving your community.

Degree Levels for Criminal Justice

Explore the certificate and degree overview pages linked below for information on criminal justice education opportunities. These pages cover admission requirements, curriculum formats, career paths, and salary expectations.


Criminal Justice Degrees Guide

Criminal Justice Degrees Guide

October 16, 2020   |   Staff Writers

The criminal justice discipline contains three primary branches or systems: law enforcement, the courts, and corrections. Each of these includes…

Criminal Justice Bachelor’s Degrees

Criminal Justice Bachelor’s Degrees

September 1, 2021   |   Staff Writers

Learners with a passion for fairness and protecting others should consider studying criminal justice. Graduates with a bachelor’s in criminal…

Criminal Justice Certificates

Criminal Justice Certificates

October 12, 2020   |   Staff Writers

Students lacking time or money to complete a full criminal justice degree program may pursue a less-expensive, quicker criminal justice…

15 Best Criminal Justice Master’s Degrees 2021

15 Best Criminal Justice Master’s Degrees 2021

February 2, 2021   |   Staff Writers

A master's in criminal justice opens the door to career changes and advancement. Jump-start your degree search with our list of 2021's top programs.

Criminal Justice Associate Degrees

Criminal Justice Associate Degrees

October 12, 2020   |   Staff Writers

Earning an associate degree in criminal justice (CJ) gives students foundational knowledge and skills in diverse areas, such as homeland…

Criminal Justice Doctorate Degrees

Criminal Justice Doctorate Degrees

September 3, 2021   |   Staff Writers

Criminal justice professionals are vital to the safety of our communities. They protect vulnerable individuals from violent crimes and they…

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