Associate of Science in Criminal Justice Degree

Overview

WHY CONSIDER A ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE DEGREE?

To pursue a career in Criminal Justice is to dedicate your life to the very heart of American society, the promise of “liberty and justice for all.” By majoring in Criminal Justice, you’re making a commitment to one day join the ranks of those who serve and protect their communities. At Post University, you’ll learn the inner workings of our country’s criminal justice, security and penal systems, preparing you for a career upholding the power and promise of equal treatment for all under the law.

Students enrolled in Post University’s Associate of Science in Criminal Justice degree program develop skills in report writing, finger printing, ballistic examination and crime scene documentation. Students will gain well-rounded knowledge in the areas of law enforcement, forensic science, corporate security, criminal investigation, and department of corrections. Students are encouraged to seek out internships that will grant them hands-on access to work in corrections, the court system, and local, state and federal law enforcement.

Graduates of Post University’s Associate of Science in Criminal Justice degree program are prepared for a variety of career options at the federal, state and local levels of law enforcement. You could secure employment as a court security officer through the U.S. Marshal Service or as a corporate security officer for a major company. Many students opt to continue their studies and earn a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice degree.
 
The Associate of Science in Criminal Justice degree program is offered on campus, online and at our regional locations throughout Connecticut.

THE ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE DEGREE PROGRAM AT POST UNIVERSITY IS IDEAL FOR STUDENTS WHO WANT TO:

  • Gain the skills and experiences they'll need to succeed in a range of career opportunities in public, private and non-profit organizations
  • Enhance self-awareness, build confidence and develop a strong sense of direction through a careful blend of Criminal Justice Degree program courses, general education and elective courses
  • Make connections across disciplines so they're better prepared to respond to a diverse and constantly changing global marketplace
  • Participate in internship and other opportunities to gain  real-life work experience before they graduate
  • Learn from faculty members who have advanced degrees and many years of relevant experience in the criminal justice field

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