Criminology and Criminal Justice

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Enter the criminal justice field

Discover solutions to modern crime problems.

Earn a criminology degree from a top-ranked program, either in-person or online.

Compete and thrive in any area of criminal justice.

Undergraduate programs

 

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Major

Study the causes and impact of crime. Available in seated or online formats.

Have professional training in criminal justice?

Take advantage of your hard work.

You may be able to receive academic credit for criminal justice training toward the bachelor's degree (major) in criminology and criminal justice.

Certificates

Stand out in the criminology field. Certificates give you extra specialization.

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Certificate

Protect wildlife and the environment.

Certificate

Explore the court processes and structures found in the U.S. and Missouri.

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Certificate

Take action on the scene or in the lab.

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Certificate

Gain specialized training on modern families, youth and the legal situations they can face.

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Certificate

Address issues in national safety and terrorism.

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Certificate

Help people affected by violence, abuse, trauma and other crime.

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Minor

Already have a major? Consider a criminology minor.

Graduate programs

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Master's

Reach higher levels in criminal justice. Available 100 percent online.

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Certificate

Understand the latest ways to limit crime.

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Certificate

Take charge in your criminal justice career.

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