About the Program: Online & Onsite A.S. in Criminal Justice


Police officers, crime scene investigators, homeland security officers, private detectives and security guards. They are the 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 Associate in Criminal Justice online degree program could be right for you. A career in criminal justice is rewarding in many ways, and earning your degree will help you make your community a better place.

Indiana Wesleyan University's Associate degree in Criminal Justice 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 they relate 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's 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 866-498-4968 for more information about our undergraduate adult education programs.

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