Next session begins MAY 1.
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What you'll study
Want to get a foothold in the essential field of human services in the justice or prison systems? University of Phoenix offers a degree program that helps you develop a strong foundation in criminal justice principles, theories and practices, as well as gain human service skills that are specific to law enforcement.
Graduates of this degree program may want to work as probation officers or correctional treatment specialists. To further the skills needed in those fields, students in our program learn case management, mental health interventions and mediations.
Discover how you can make a difference in society and the individuals in the criminal justice system.
Requirements and prerequisites
You will need XXX credits to complete this program, which may be earned from a combination of required and elected courses. However, required courses may vary based on previous experience, training or transferable credits. View general requirements.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Make an informed choice
We believe that students and families should be prepared financially for college and understand gainful employment opportunities before starting any program. So we want to ensure you have the information you need to make an informed choice - information like what it will cost, the skills you'll learn through your chosen program, and the types of occupations the program prepares you for. For important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended this program:
While widely available, not all programs are available in all locations or in both online and on-campus formats. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative.
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.