Criminal Justice

About the Program

Police officers. Homeland security officers. Crime scene investigators. Private detectives. Security guards. They are guardians of our lives, the stewards of our safety, and the bedrock upon which the justice system is built. 

If you are interested in working to make our world a safer place, this online Associate in Criminal Justice program could be right for you. A career in the criminal justice field is rewarding in many ways. Earning your Criminal Justice degree will help you make your community a better place.

Indiana Wesleyan University's Associate of Science with a major in Criminal Justice degree program consists of 63 credit hours of coursework, including both criminal justice and liberal arts courses. The program focuses on communication skills, the problems facing criminal justice officials, and the increasingly important field of homeland security. You can learn the basics of criminology, crises intervention and psychology as it relates to this field. An intro to corrections will also be covered. In addition, you will also learn to help heal those involved in criminal activities and to help heal communities torn apart by crime. Graduates of this program are eligible to pursue the Bachelor of Science with a major in Criminal Justice at IWU Christian university.

The Criminal Justice degree program may be completed online. You can also pursue your career in criminal justice in Indiana,Ohio or Kentucky at one of our onsite locations.

If you already have 36 to 59 credit hours of previous college coursework, IWU's unique degree completion program can allow you to immediately start working toward your Bachelor's in Criminal Justice. Feel free to contact us at 866-IWU-4-YOU for more information about our undergraduate adult education programs.

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