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

Online Learning Degree Overview

On-Campus Degree Available

Regent University’s online associate degree in Criminal justice will equip you to be an effective professional and servant-leader in the criminal justice arena and its related areas of interaction. Since the criminal justice field demands moral excellence and the careful application of laws, Regent’s online criminal justice degree program emphasizes a Christian worldview, strong academic content, critical thinking and analysis, and ethics.

As you take courses through our flexible online program format, you will be equipped 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 career opportunities including positions as a police officer, probation officer, legal assistant, insurance investigator or forensic technician. The program also offers a great path for professional development to help you advance in your current career. If you desire further education, the online criminal justice associate degree will equip you to seamlessly transition to Regent’s bachelor’s degree program in criminal justice.

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

Dr. Joshua McMullen, Assistant Professor, Department Chair, Government, History and Criminal Justice; phone: 757.352.4776; email:

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