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Online Criminal Law and Procedure course

Attend our online Criminal Law and Procedure course gain the skills you need to enter the field of law. Develop an understanding of crime, the rights of the accused, liability, defense, trials, sentencing, and more to graduate with first-hand knowledge in law.

And if you are wondering how you can fit law studies around your busy life, we’re here to help you make it happen. Our online learning environment allows you to schedule studies in a way that works for you—and our affordable tuition will work for your budget, too.

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  • Easily afford this API Program Name program with 0% interest monthly payment options
  • Fit study around your life with our flexible online study model
  • Upgrade your career prospects and achieve your goals


What you get

  • Textbook: Basic Criminal Law: The Constitution, Procedure, and Crimes (4th ed.)
  • BinderTM mobile app for taking your learning materials on-the-go
  • Student Portal dashboard for instant access to online 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

job growth

Job opportunities

Attorneys are increasingly assigning greater responsibilities to their staffs, creating higher demand for paralegals and legal assistants. With the right training, you could help meet the demand and thrive in a fast-growing field. The U.S. Department of Labor predicts an impressive 15% increase in employment of paralegals and legal assistants by 2026*.



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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.

Taking a criminal law course online makes sense for busy people who seek a meaningful criminal law class and prefer the convenience of learning from home. Because of the practical skills we teach, you will graduate from our online Criminal Law and Procedure course prepared for the real world.

As soon as you enroll, you gain an Ashworth College Central Network. It's an online toolkit that offers step-by-step guidance for building your resume, drafting cover letters, writing thank yous, and more. Your lessons may refer you to the Ashworth College Central Network as you prepare to graduate and take new steps in your career. After you earn your diploma, you'll retain your account so you can sharpen your Ashworth College Central Network anytime you need to.

We allow you up to eight months from the date of your enrollment to graduate from the criminal law course. A self-paced, flexible study schedule is one of the many benefits of being able to study criminal law at Ashworth College.

Related programs

Learning practical skills in our online criminal law course can better prepare you to be a success as a paralegal or legal assistant. Consider our other courses to help you advance in this challenging field.

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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