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Associate of Criminal Justice

Explore the Associate of Criminal Justice degree at NMSU Global Campus

The Associate of Criminal Justice degree at NMSU Global Campus represents the completion of the first two years of a bachelor’s degree. 

In this 100% online coursework program, you will study the U.S. criminal justice system and acquire knowledge of the complexities of criminology, criminal investigation, criminal law, and much more! 

For example, our Criminal Justice associate's students have opportunities to explore specialized topics in the field, including law investigation, law and courts, corrections and parole, and juvenile delinquency and the juvenile justice system.

Program Highlights and Learning Outcomes

NMSU Global Campus students learn about the 3 facets of the U.S. criminal justice system:

  • Law enforcement
  • Corrections
  • Courts

This 100% online, interdisciplinary program also provides a strong foundation in logical reasoning, oral and written communication, lab science, the arts and humanities, and the social and behavioral sciences. NMSU Global Campus helps you meet your academic goals on a flexible schedule!

Graduates with an Associate of Criminal Justice are well prepared to move on to earn a Bachelor of Criminal Justice or pursue a baccalaureate degree in another related field, such as Sociology.

NMSU Global Campus offers many flexible, affordable and 100% online bachelor's degree programs to choose from.

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Career Pathways

New Mexico State University's 100% online Associate of Criminal Justice program prepares our graduates for careers in this diverse and challenging professional field, which includes roles in:

  • Adult Corrections
  • Adult and Juvenile Probation and Parole
  • Juvenile Corrections
  • Law Enforcement
  • Private Investigation
  • Security


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