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Our Online Criminal Justice degree

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, continued demand for public safety will lead to many new openings in the field of criminal justice. If you want to help protect citizens and serve your community, our online Criminal Justice degree program helps prepare you for exciting entry-level careers in governmental agencies, public service, and the private sector.

With our online Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice, you can achieve your goals on your own schedule. Learn at your own pace as you gain professional-level knowledge of American law and procedure, criminal investigation, corrections, and more.

Online Criminal Justice Bachelor’s Degree Curriculum

Through our eight-semester Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice, you’ll build a broad understanding of the justice system and the law. Your online classes include:

  • Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • Criminal Law
  • Criminology
  • Victimology

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What you get

  • Textbooks and/or eBooks
  • Academic support via email, web portal, or phone
  • The freedom to complete courses at your own speed with self-paced lessons
  • Student Portal dashboard for instant access to lessons and support
  • Learning Resource Center online libraries and labs
  • ProQuest® digital access to thousands of sources for research
  • An active online community of fellow students, staff, and grads

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Job opportunities

Taking criminal justice online classes could be your first step toward a lucrative career path. The U.S. Department of Labor Statistics reports an annual median salary of $59,860 for probation officers and correctional treatment specialists.


Connect to academic support by email, phone, or online.


Study a curriculum developed by professionals in the criminal justice field.


Complete the program on a timeline that fits with your busy life.

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"It’s given me possibilities to expand my career prospects, and to look at job positions in fields I would not have normally considered."

Frequently asked questions

You may be taking your first steps into higher education. Or you may be considering online study for the first time. Whatever your situation, we’re here to guide you through the process and answer any questions you have.

Absolutely! After completing your Criminal Justice online classes from Ashworth College, you will realize how effective our online learning system is in teaching real-world, marketable skills. Furthermore, you’ve chosen an in-demand field. Once you have earned your Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice, there may be opportunities to work in a law practice, the courts, corrections, juvenile justice, policing, and more. Your degree will be very worthwhile!

After you graduate, you'll retain access to your account on the Ashworth College Central Network. The online toolkit for job search preparation is integrated with your lessons so you can be fully prepared to make a good impression on potential employers. As an alum, you'll be able to brush up on your Ashworth College Central Network and use your account as much as you like.

We allow you up to eight (8) years from the date of your enrollment to graduate and earn your Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice. A self-paced, flexible study schedule is one of the many advantages of earning your Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice at Ashworth College.

Related programs

In addition to our Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice, we offer a range of flexible online programs to help you pursue your goals in exciting and quickly growing fields.

State requirements

A career in this field may require you to meet certain licensing, training, and other requirements that can vary by vocation and state. You should check with your state, local government, and/or licensing board to find out which requirements may be applicable in your state. Click here for contact information on state licensing/regulatory boards and certain professional licensing information.

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