The online Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice provides an academic platform for students seeking career-relevant education in addition to preparing for advanced criminal justice degrees offered by American Public University. Classes are facilitated entirely online. This unique flexibility enables students to fit a quality degree into their busy schedules.
The online Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice empowers students with a solid foundation in criminal justice theories by increasing their knowledge of legal issues, law enforcement objectives, administrative functions and the impact of terrorism. Students learn valuable skills and techniques commonly employed in many criminal justice and related organizations. Students are part of a tightknit network of public safety and homeland security professionals who share the same vision for protecting their communities.
Classes are taught by practitioner instructors, many who have served as sheriffs, legal counsel, police chiefs, military and homeland security leaders.