BLS CATEGORY: Corrections Officers and Jailers
JOB GROWTH: 2%
Bureau of Labor Statistics job growth for protective service occupations is projected to be slower than average between 2021 and 2031.
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1This is a university-wide ratio, the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences students-faculty ratio may vary.
Associate degree programs typically take two years to complete. However, your time to completion will be impacted by other factors, including eligible transfer credits and any breaks in your studies at the University. You may be able to save time and money on your associate criminal justice degree by transferring eligible credits from an accredited institution or applying to have your relevant work and life experiences evaluated for potential credit toward your degree.
Yes, all our courses are available 100% online. Where most colleges expect you to take several courses at once, here you take one course at a time over five weeks in an innovative, virtual, asynchronous learning environment. You and your peers will engage in discussions, assignments and learning activities. Plus, you’ll learn from faculty who bring their own real-world experience and practice the same knowledge and skills they teach, all while learning industry-relevant skills necessary to promote your career growth. What’s more? Throughout the course of your learning experience, our academic counselors and finance advisors are always there to answer your questions.
You can continue your education by pursuing a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice. If you’re looking to build knowledge and career-relevant skills, an online bachelor’s degree can help you take that next step in your career.
You may be able to save time and money on your associate criminal justice degree by transferring eligible credits from an accredited institution or applying to have your relevant work and life experiences evaluated for potential credit toward your degree. Speak with an enrollment representative to start the process of evaluation by the University to see if your prior college credits can apply to your program and to request your transcripts.