What can you do with an associate’s degree from one of the accredited criminal justice schools in Missouri? The training you’ll receive combines practical instruction with a background in theory and law. Coursework vary somewhat by college, but most contain required classes in criminal justice, information technology, criminal law, the U.S. court system, police work, criminal investigation, psychology, and ethics. Some may also contain specialized areas of criminal justice studies, such as juvenile justice, leadership, and criminal behavior. An associate’s degree can be a gateway to a bachelor’s degree, or you can use it to train for several careers. These include corrections officer, bodyguard, or private investigator.
At Kaplan University, we offer over 180 degree and certificate programs.
- Master of Public Administration : Criminal Justice
- Master of Science in Criminal Justice : Leadership/Executive Management
- Associate of Applied Science: Criminal Justice
- And more...