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Online Criminal Law and Procedure course

Through the online Criminal Law and Procedure Career Certificate, you can build the foundational skills and knowledge that could help you prepare to take the first steps toward a legal career. 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.

Online Criminal Law and Procedure Certificate Curriculum

Develop in-depth knowledge of law and procedure that can be beneficial to furthering your education or career in the industry. Your online Criminal Law and Procedure classes include:

  • Criminal Law and Procedure Fundamentals

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What you get

  • Textbook: Basic Criminal Law: The Constitution, Procedure, and Crimes (4th ed.)
  • 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

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Job opportunities

As a paralegal or legal assistant, you could potentially earn an average yearly salary of $59,860. Average salary can vary based on your education, work experience, employer, and other factors.



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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'll 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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