Criminal Justice (AS)

Associate of Science

Niagara County Community College

  • Delivery Mode
    100% Online
  • Total Credits
    62
  • Degree Level
    Associate of Science
  • Contact Us
    800-342-3811

Earn your associate degree online

You will earn the same diploma as our on-campus students

 

The Criminal Justice program at NCCC utilizes a strong behavioral science and general education foundation. It’s this combination of knowledge and interdisciplinary insight that provides the student of criminal justice with insight and understanding into the complex societal problem of crime and the administration of justice.  The American system of criminal justice is composed of three major components: Law enforcement, the courts, and corrections. It remains a rapidly growing professional and academic field.

The Criminal Justice degree program at NCCC utilizes a strong behavioral science and general education foundation. It’s this combination of knowledge and interdisciplinary insight that provides the student of criminal justice with insight and understanding into the complex societal problem of crime and the administrations of justice. The student that graduates from the Criminal Justice program should be able to use the knowledge and skills he/she has acquired in a variety of career opportunities. Graduates have obtained professional careers in the criminal justice system at the local, state, and federal levels.

Although some graduates begin their career immediately after obtaining their Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice, most graduates continue their academic studies at four-year institutions and embark on their careers after completing their Bachelor’s Degree requirements.
What's an associate degree?
An associate degree usually takes two years of study and prepares students for employment or transfer to a bachelor’s program at a four-year university.

How do I enroll?

Follow these steps to start your application

  1. Go to the online application
  2. Create an account
  3. Complete the forms or save for later
  4. Pay the application fee (if applicable)
  5. Submit any supplemental materials, if required
  6. Send in your academic records
  7. APPLY NOW

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