Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice and Criminology Overview
This criminal justice associate’s degree is designed to equip you with foundational knowledge that could help you stay ahead of the competition and make an immediate impact within your community. Curriculum in our comprehensive online criminal justice degree ranges from foundational classes such as composition, math, and sociology to specific topics such as criminology, forensics, and psychological profiling.
You’ll study how to:
- Analyze crime data.
- Predict patterns of criminal behavior.
- Create criminal profiles.
- Establish agency protocols and procedures.
Developed by Industry Leaders
The program was developed with the help of industry leaders who are active participants in organizations such as the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS). ACJS is a national organization focused on developing best practices within criminal justice and has established standards on which Purdue Global’s curriculum is based.†
See the University Catalog for policy and degree plan information specific to this program.
Note: At this time, residents of Minnesota may not enroll in this program.