Criminal Justice Certificate Online
If you are seeking a new career in law enforcement, criminal justice, homeland security, community corrections, parole, and probation, or private security, consider studying at Washington Online. Earning an undergraduate certificate in criminal justice could be the first step toward an exciting new career in law enforcement and criminal justice. From the justice system, policing, and private security to criminal investigation, students gain an in-depth understanding of criminal justice.
Washington Online’s Undergraduate Certificate in Criminal Justice is flexible, affordable and can be completed on your own schedule in a matter of months. Washington Online criminal justice courses are taught by highly qualified instructors and backed by up to date curriculum. Let us help you achieve your career goals. The CJ Program is 756 clock hours, which total 18-semester college credits.
Washington Online Criminal Justice Certificate includes the following courses:
CJ-100: The American Criminal Justice System
CJ-200: Terrorism and Homeland Security
CJ-400: Effective Communication for Criminal Justice Professionals
CJ-500: Ethical Dilemmas and Decisions in Criminal Justice
CJ-600: Substantive and Procedural Criminal Law
What you get
-Online digital textbook access and comprehensive online resources and assessments
-Access to highly qualified instructors that are experts in the field
-Freedom to complete courses at your own speed in a self-paced learning format
-Personalized career counseling, resume building, and access to Myplan
Tuition Cost: $ 999 or $ 99.90 x 10 months on the installment plan.
A Criminal Justice Undergraduate Certificate can expand career opportunities in policing, corrections, private investigation, security, parole and probation, homeland security, and more. From 2016 to 2026, the U.S. Department of Labor expects a faster than average growth rate of 11% for private detectives and investigators, with a median salary of $48,190*.
Requirements for criminal justice careers vary from state to state. Click here to learn about requirements in your state.
These are examples intended to serve as a general guide. Some positions may require previous experience, licensure, certifications, and other designations along with a certification. Many factors determine what position an individual may attain, and Washington Online cannot guarantee a graduate will secure any specific job title, a promotion, salary increase, or other career outcomes. WOLI encourages you to research specific requirements for your job target and career goals.
Washington Online is fully accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools MSA-CESS and recognized by the US Department of Education and CHEA.
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