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Online Criminal Justice Degree

Understand the Complex Criminal Justice System

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KEEPING PACE WITH THE LATEST CRIMINAL INNOVATIONS

Protecting lives. Protecting data. Protecting identities. As crimes evolve, so does the Strayer criminal justice program, providing you with the most current methods for uncovering and preventing crimes, in person, on paper, and online.

When you get your criminal justice degree online, you can enhance it with classes in areas like accounting (to track financial fraud), health services (to protect sensitive medical information) or information systems (to focus on cybercrime). You'll get a strong and tailored skill set, which can help make you a leader in the criminal justice field.

CRIMINAL JUSTICE PROGRAM EXPERIENCE

Meet Faleshia Play

Faleshia, a single mother currently enrolled at Strayer University, sees the Criminal Justice program as a way to build a career — and her community.  

“I want to get a degree in criminology. I see myself as a probations officer, giving second chances. I would love to help people get out of trouble. Everybody needs somebody they can come to, and I’m definitely that person.”

The Strayer Criminal Justice Experience

Learn How to Uncover & Prevent Crimes

We make more than 200 updates each year to our criminal justice courses. Take the up-to-the-minute information you learn when you get your Strayer criminal justice degree online and apply it immediately to your current job, while also gaining:

  • More opportunities to analyze and interpret information, taking your knowledge beyond theory

  • Hands-on experience with written and oral communication for a variety of reports, research, and public information tasks

  • An understanding of crime mapping, to be able to forecast and prevent crimes before they happen

  • The chance to study criminal behavior to understand the motivations and predict the moves of hackers, terrorists, organized crime syndicates and more

Recognized Nationwide
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Employers know our name. For more than 125 years, we’ve been making college possible for working adults.

  • Curriculum designed by industry leaders
  • Courses taught by experienced faculty
  • Sought-after accreditations
  • Pioneers in online education
Flexible to Match Your Day

Each of us has times when we’re at our best. Our programs let you make the most of them.

  • Work at your own pace
  • Four quarters each year
  • 24-hour online tech support
Scholarships, Grants & More
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Cost should never prohibit an education. We help you start from the best possible financial place for you.

  • Financial aid advice – videos & in-person support
  • Potential savings through eligible transfer and experiential learning credits
  • Financial aid for all levels of support

Take Control of Your Criminal Justice Future

Explore the range of criminal justice programs we have online, to help you start a criminal justice career or advance the career you’re in.

BECOME AN EXPERT ON CRIMINAL ACTIVITY

Strayer University’s Criminal Justice program merges criminology theory with skills and techniques that are used in today’s criminal justice system, like forensics, behavioral analysis, and crime mapping.

Our students analyze relationships between all branches of the criminal justice system — from local and state police, to courts and corrections, and even the Department of Homeland Security — and explore specialty fields like fraud detection and juvenile crime.

Develop the communication, problem-solving, and critical-thinking skills you need to detect and prevent criminal behavior. Earn your criminal justice degree online from Strayer.

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