Criminal Justice Schools

A criminal justice degree will educationally prepare you for careers in many different fields, including law enforcement, corrections, homeland security, immigration, the paralegal profession, forensics and more. The online criminal justice schools below all offer fully accredited education programs.

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According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' 2014-15 Occupational Outlook Handbook, job outlook for criminal justice will be mostly favorable for those who are qualified, with detectives and police anticipating a 5 percent growth through 2022. Those in correctional or probational facilities may expect slow-to-average growth in their chosen career field, with the BLS citing 5 percent growth through 2022.

Due to this average-to-high demand for individuals trained in criminal justice and law enforcement, a great number of colleges and universities have added related degrees to their training programs. There are even convenient online criminal justice schools with programs designed specifically with the working professional in mind. Classes can be completed entirely online from any location with Internet access. The schools below will provide you with the specialized training and education you need to launch or expand your career in this exciting field.

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Program outcomes vary according to each institution's specific curriculum and employment opportunities are not guaranteed.
Earning a degree may not qualify you for specialized careers that require more education or experience in the field.