Online Criminal Justice Degree For Law Enforcement Officers

100% online. 100% flexible.

Get your Associate in Criminal Justice Degree on YOUR schedule.

100% ONLINE
A fast, valuable and affordable degree.
Advance your career and get college credit for your job training.
Classes start every 8 weeks.

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$2-3K

Average additional salary you’ll earn with an Associate in Criminal Justice degree instead of a high school diploma.

52%

The percentage of police officers who have an associate degree.

8

The number of police academy training credits accepted by SMC. Credits lower the cost of your degree and speed up completion.


Why get a college degree?

Only 1% of police departments require a college degree, yet officers with a degree earn more pay and advance more quickly through the ranks or into leadership roles.

WHY SMC?

  • SMC has been offering criminal justice degrees since 1970. You’ll learn from a leader in criminal justice education. Avoid the “cop shops” and get a degree you can be proud of.
  • Your instructors will have real-world experience. Many are current or former law enforcement and criminal justice workers.
  • Finish your degree in less than two years, or even faster with transfer credits.
  • 100% online degree. You can study when it suits your work or life schedule.
  • Financial aid is available, and your tuition includes all of your books.

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