Gain a solid foundation in the American justice system, criminal law and social science when you earn your associate degree in criminal justice online from Southern New Hampshire University.

Criminal Justice Associate Degree Benefits:

  • Median annual salary of $44,400 for correctional officers and bailiffs*
  • Flexible term starts – six 8-week terms per year
  • 24/7 online accessibility - attend class when and where it's convenient
  • One of the lowest online tuition rates in the nation
  • Transfer up to 45 credits toward an associate degree

Courses May Include:
Introduction to Criminal Justice, Research Methods for Criminal Justice and Cultural Awareness in Criminal Justice. Request degree information now.

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, on the Internet at (viewed online May 29, 2019). Cited projections may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth.

Law enforcement positions may involve additional training and eligibility requirements.