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Associate of Arts (A.A.) in Criminal Justice

On-Campus Degree Overview

Online Degree Available

The Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice degree program at Regent will equip you to be an effective professional and servant-leader in the criminal justice arena. Since the criminal justice field demands moral excellence and the careful application of laws, Regent’s interdisciplinary criminal justice degree program emphasizes a Christian worldview, strong academic content, critical thinking and analysis, and ethics.

Pursue your associate degree in criminal justice in Virginia, or select the online associate degree in criminal justice. Both programs will prepare you to be a high-level critical thinker and well-rounded professional. You will study criminology, criminal investigation, criminal law and theories of criminal justice. A degree in criminal justice prepares you for numerous exciting careers. If you desire further education, this degree program will equip you to seamlessly transition to Regent’s Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice degree program.

Career Opportunities:

  • Police Officer
  • Probation Officer
  • Legal Assistant
  • Insurance Investigator
  • Forensic Technician
Curriculum: View course requirements.
Length: 64 credit hours (includes 49 general education, 15 Criminal Justice)
Format: This degree is offered entirely online or on campus.
Results: Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice
Important Links: Apply Now | Tuition & Financial Aid | Department & Faculty
Contact: Dr. Stephen M. King, Associate Dean of Academics, Department Chair, Government, History & Criminal Justice; phone: 757.352.4753; email:

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