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Earn Your Criminal Justice Degree Online

Prepare for many different careers in law enforcement, security and corrections fields with a degree in Criminal Justice from Herzing University. 

  • 100% online courses 
  • Choose from bachelor's and associate degree programs
  • Homeland Security & Counterterrorism, and Management & Leadership specializations
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Next Start: June 6th

Birmingham - Criminal Justice

Earn Your Criminal Justice Degree Online

Prepare for many different careers in law enforcement, security and corrections fields with a degree in Criminal Justice from Herzing University. 

  • 100% online courses 
  • Choose from bachelor's and associate degree programs
  • Homeland Security & Counterterrorism, and Management & Leadership specializations
Are you ready to get started?
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Start Preparing for Your Career Today

Earning a criminal justice degree online or on campus is the first step to joining this growing industry.  Whether you earn an associate degree in criminal justice or specialize with a bachelor's degree with a concentration in homeland security and counterterrorism, you'll learn from trained faculty who can give you first-hand knowledge of the real world career landscape.

Bachelor's Degree
36 Months / 121 Credits
Associate Degree
20 Months / 60 Credits

Our criminal justice degree program prepares graduates for many different career paths. As a Herzing student, you will:

  • Gain gain a solid understanding of the legal system and judicial process
  • Learn the unique aspects of corrections and juvenile justice
  • Gain proficiency in criminalistics and evidence forensics

 

What will I learn in Herzing's criminal justice program?

Required Core Courses

  • Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • Criminal Law
  • Introduction to Criminology
  • Introduction to Law and Judicial Process
  • Report Writing and Communication
  • Introduction to Corrections
  • Law Enforcement Security
  • Ethics in Law Enforcement
  • Evidence Forensics
  • Patrol Procedures
  • Juvenile Justice
  • Criminalistics
  • Criminal Investigation
  • Civil Liability in Public Safety
  • Probation and Parole
  • Corrections Counseling
  • Criminal Psychology
  • Narcotics and Drug Abuse
  • Introduction to Homeland Security
  • Public Event Planning and Emergency Management
  • Community Health
 

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You're Much More Than a Number

At Herzing, we believe that providing you with a caring, supportive community will have a positive impact on your learning experience. We know our students by name and are committed to your academic, personal, and professional success. Discover why Herzing's student-first approach, individual attention, and caring community set us apart from other colleges and universities.

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