Bachelor’s/Master’s/Certificate Programs in Criminology and Criminal Justice

Bachelor of Science
The ASU School of Criminology and Criminal Justice offers an affordable and flexible way to earn a Bachelor of Science in Criminology and Criminal Justice online. Classes are taught by distinguished faculty and criminal justice professionals who are experts in policing, gangs, crime, fraud, court and prison systems. The accredited program offers an interdisciplinary approach to the study of crime and criminal justice that is based in the social sciences and focuses on the policies and practices of criminal justice system components, such as law enforcement, corrections and the courts.

Master of Arts
Designed for criminal justice professionals and graduates looking to advance their careers, the Master of Arts in Criminal Justice is a professional degree program offering important coursework in criminology and the operation of the criminal justice system. Available to both full-time and part-time students, the accredited degree provides necessary research methods and statistics coursework. Students are required to complete a capstone course in which they write a comprehensive research paper on a criminal justice policy or practice.

Featured Programs

Criminology and Criminal Justice (BS)

The Bachelor of Science in criminology and criminal justice offers you the chance to explore the impact of crime and effective approaches to reduce it at the local, state, and federal level.

Criminal Justice (MA)

The Master of Arts in Criminal Justice (MACJ) provides you with the knowledge and skills to advance your criminal justice career. You will study the larger context of crime, why it exists and its impact on society, as well as gain a detailed understanding of the concept of justice and how it’s applied.

Emergency Management and Homeland Security (EMHS)

Become a professional in areas related to emergency and disaster management, hazards management, public safety and homeland security. The Master of Arts in Emergency Management and Homeland Security (EMHS) degree program promotes stronger and more resilient communities by helping prepare our students to engage in the effective management of hazards and crises.

Law Enforcement Administration (Graduate Certificate)

Arizona State University’s online Graduate Certificate in Law Enforcement Administration prepares law enforcement professionals through comprehensive coverage of topics in criminal justice organizations, policing and program analysis, and cross-disciplines such as public administration.

Corrections Management (Graduate Certificate)

The online Graduate Certificate in Corrections Management enhances your skillset as a corrections administration professional through topics like criminal justice organizations, institutional management, corrections and community supervision and in cross-disciplines such as public administration.

Criminal Sentencing and Sentencing Advocacy (Graduate Certificate)

The online Graduate Certificate in criminal sentencing and sentencing advocacy is offered collaboratively by ASU's School of Social Work and the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice. This program is ideal if you are a criminal justice professional looking for career advancement or additional expertise in your field.

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