Associates Degree in Criminal Justice Overview

Associates Degree in Criminal Justice Overview

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If you dreamed of a job in the criminal justice field, look no further! With Everest’s comprehensive online college degree course, you can gain the skills necessary to maintain law and order, protect life and property, and conduct administration, planning, and research services. The distance education degree program is desired to prepare you for a career in corrections, probation, criminology, forensic sciences, immigration, and security administration.
The curriculum offers a balance of theory and application in the areas of:
-Criminal evidence
-Criminal procedure
-Introduction to corrections
-Criminal justice report writing
-Constitutional law
-Principles of management
-Computer applications

The online learning college degree program includes a comprehensive study of the national criminal justice system, correctional organizations, and law enforcement agencies. You’ll learn the nature and extent of crime and delinquency, and the cause and explanation of criminal behavior. Rules of evidence, basic investigative techniques and the philosophy of criminal law are additional areas of study.
Some career opportunities include:
-Corrections officer
-Security officer
-Social worker

With a criminal justice degree from Everest, you’ll be ready to go for the career you always dreamed of – with convenient course schedules, 24/7 assistance and career advisement.

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