Associate Degree in Criminal Justice
Protect and Serve Your Community – You Have What It Takes
Criminal Justice is a highly specialized field. Its members must have the right training from the right criminal justice school to get the job done and uphold a high level of public trust.
Our associate degree in Criminal Justice will provide you the opportunity to experience and learn about all aspects of the Criminal Justice system. You will develop the critical thinking skills necessary for modern law enforcement, security, emergency response, and investigative professions. Through exposure to contemporary policing issues, historical development, and the future of Criminal Justice, you will be well-prepared for a successful career.
We offer a unique opportunity to focus elective courses on homeland security, computer crime, forensics, law enforcement, and other contemporary law enforcement subjects.
Our Criminal Justice professors include law enforcement professionals who are committed to passing on their knowledge to you. Classes are taught by police commanders, detectives, state troopers, military veterans, attorneys, and other experts. Their experience gives you insight into the realities of policing and other Criminal Justice fields that you won’t find in any textbook — the kind of knowledge most people don’t get until they’re on the force.
Obtaining your associate degree in Criminal Justice from Goodwin College is just the beginning of a lifetime of training that will position you ahead of your peers and give you an advantage in the competitive employment process.
Careers in Criminal Justice include:
- Customs and Border Protection
- Drug Enforcement Agency
- Federal Bureau of Prisons
- Immigration and Customs Enforcement
- Law Enforcement
- Private and Personal Security Agencies
- Transportation Security Administration
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Find more information in the Academic Catalog