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We share your vision of a more secure world, and that starts with the dedication of people like you. Learn the skills you need to help protect people and property with an online security degree from our College of Security and Criminal Justice.
College of Security and Criminal Justice
If you’re passionate about protecting and serving the community, a career in security and criminal justice might be right for you. Learn how to make a difference, protect people, property and contribute to the greater good by studying towards a degree in Security, Criminal Justice and Public Administration.
Learn how to make a difference, protect people, property and contribute to the greater good by studying towards a degree in Security, Criminal Justice and Public Administration either online or on campus.
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Talk with an Enrollment Representative to learn how you can get the knowledge and leadership skills you need to pursue an online degree in the fields of Security, Criminal Justice, and Public Administration.
University of Phoenix was the first institute of higher learning created by and for working adults. Our online degree and certificate programs are designed to fit into your busy life. Our curriculum reflects real industry expectations with classes taught by instructors with real world experience in the fields they teach.
The University’s Criminal Justice programs are educational degree programs. For those interested in pursuing a career in law enforcement, corrections, or as a peace officer with any particular local, state, federal, or international agency, there are numerous additional qualifications (and often disqualifications) depending on the position. Before enrolling in a Criminal Justice program, potential students are highly encouraged to check with the relevant agency for a complete list of position requirements. The University makes no representations regarding whether any particular University program will qualify a graduate for any such position.