Directory of Accredited Criminal Justice Schools
Welcome! Criminal justice is a dynamic field, encompassing over 50 different career paths and specialties. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that there's a great outlook for the Criminal Justice field through 2016, so it's a great time to expand your criminal justice education. We've researched over 1,800 criminal justice schools across the US to bring you the most complete directory on the web. You can find a full range of Criminal Justice degrees and certificate programs, from undergraduate criminal justice programs to PhD criminology programs, over 6,800 total to search from.
We are proud to be listed as a web resource for criminal justice degrees by the American Society of Criminology and the National Criminal Justice Reference Service, and by offices of universities such as Case Western Reserve University, the John Jay College of Criminal Justice at City University of New York, and the University of Tennessee, among others.
There's no charge for criminal justice schools to be listed in our directory, and there's no charge for you to use it. You can search for criminal law programs, undergraduate criminal justice programs or graduate criminology degrees all from one spot. Just choose the state you live in or select the criminal justice degree you are looking for to start. It's that easy to take the first step to the next phase of your career!
Browse Criminal Justice Schools by State:
What Does Reasonable Use of Force Mean in Policing?
Written by Chelsea Dunning Every traffic stop, criminal encounter and investigative assignment a law enforcement officer is involved in will require him or her to assess the situation. In every situation an officer must immediately determine any risks to personal...
10 Jobs You Didn't Know You Could Get with a Criminal Justice Degree
If you are just starting to research jobs that require a criminal justice degree, then you are probably searching around to see what careers are out there once you complete your education. So, of course it only makes sense to scour the net for every list of...
10 Jobs You Probably Haven’t Considered That You Can Apply For With Your Criminal Justice Degree
When you think jobs that require a criminal justice degree, you probably think of the usual gigs: police officers, detectives, criminal attorneys, forensic scientists and those types of jobs. However, the field of criminal justice reaches far and wide. There are...
Ready to Start 2017 Off on the Right Foot?
Learn More about Criminal Justice Programs.
Interview with the NCJA and CJJ
Below, CriminalJusticePrograms.com speaks with Dr. Phelan Wyrick of CrimeSolutions.gov (about the importance of evidence-based practice in the criminal justice field), as well as Cabell Cropper, Executive Director of the National Criminal Justice Association and Franklin Cruz of the Coalition for Juvenile Justice (about careers in the criminal and juvenile justice fields).
Click on the State Names Below to Find Criminal Justice Schools
New York /
Help us keep our directory up to date!
If you notice that we missed an accredited Criminal Justice program, please send us an email and let us know. The schools sometimes make changes to their programs, adding or discontinuing certain ones, and we won’t always find out about those in time to update the database.
Thanks for visiting!