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Criminal Justice Associate Degree

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The UIU Advantage

Do you have a passion for helping others and keeping your community safe? The Associate of Arts degree in Criminal Justice provides a strong foundation for students who wish to enter the criminal justice field.  The program is focused on foundational knowledge of the criminal justice system, including law enforcement, ethics, investigations and corrections. Learn from faculty who have real-world experience and are experts in the fields they teach and receive support from helpful, caring staff who are there for you from start to finish.

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Criminal Justice Courses

See course descriptions for the classes you need for your Criminal Justice associate degree.

Academic Calendar

Keep up with your academic program’s registration deadlines, session dates, holiday breaks and exam schedules.

Graduate with Many Options

This associate degree puts you on the path for a number of positions in the criminal justice field, as well as opportunities to continue your education with a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice or similar field.

UIU Locations for Associate Degree in Criminal Justice

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Convenient, Focused Scheduling

UIU Criminal Justice students have the advantage of focusing on fewer classes at once with the Two-at-a-Time schedule.


When you’re ready to apply for your associate degree in Criminal Justice, we’re ready to help you every step of the way.

Go Further with a Bachelor's Degree

Earned your associate degree in Criminal Justice? Consider UIU’s bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice to advance your career even further.