AS in Criminal Justice
Students enrolled in Everest University's Associate of Science in Criminal Justice program have an opportunity to learn about criminal justice communications, terrorism, corrections, and other associated topics. Read on to learn more about Everest University's Associate of Science in Criminal Justice program here.
Official Program Name:
Associate of Science in Criminal Justice
School Offering Program:
Applicants to Everest University's Associate of Science in Criminal Justice program should have strong communication skills and a propensity for critical thinking and analysis. Applicants to Everest University should have earned a high school diploma or GED; some programs may have additional requirements.
Everest University's Associate of Science in Criminal Justice program is designed to teach students about criminal evidence, criminology, terrorism, corrections, and criminal investigations. The curriculum also focuses on building a student's ability in areas of communication, research, and critical thinking. Other topics covered in the curriculum include criminal procedure, criminal justice communications, crime and delinquency, and the philosophy of criminal law.
Online and Campus-Based
Financial aid is available to qualifying students. Graduate students may apply for Federal Stafford Loan or the Federal Graduate PLUS Loan. Military personnel and veterans may qualify for special assistance or tuition reduction.
Course Topics for an Associate of Science in Criminal Justice
Programs and schedules vary by campus. Contact an Everest University admissions representative for more information about prerequisite requirements before enrolling in a program.
- Criminal Evidence
- Criminal Procedure
- Criminal Investigations
- Criminal Justice Communications
- Introduction to Terrorism
- Introduction to Corrections
Graduates of Everest University's Associate of Science in Criminal Justice program have an opportunity to pursue jobs in areas of security administration, probation, corrections, and immigration. Some potential employers could include law enforcement agencies, the national criminal justice system, correctional organizations, and government agencies dedicated to law enforcement and protection, such as the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Job candidates should have excellent communication skills and be able to deal with potentially stressful situations.
Jobs graduates could pursue include:
- Security officer
- Corrections officer
- Social worker assistant
Tuition, Financial Aid & Start Dates
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