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Online Criminal Justice Degree Programs

Our directory contains all the nationally accredited online Criminal Justice degree programs (at least as many as we could find, after looking through the websites of over 1,800 schools). The flexibility offered by distance learning programs can be very attractive to people who need to hold down a part or full time job while going back to school for their degree.

According to a recent study done for the US Department of Education, students who do part or all of their coursework online perform slightly better than students who do all their work in a face to face classroom setting.

Online Criminal Justice Degree Programs:

Choosing an Online Criminal Justice Program

As a rule, you should try to contact multiple schools when you're looking for a degree program. Like with many other things, the way to find the best nursing degree program is to spend some time shopping around. There are very meaningful differences between the programs in terms of cost, admissions requirements, and other characteristics.

What Does an Online Criminal Justice Program Really Mean?

All online degree programs are certainly not created equal. When you speak to the schools, make sure to get very specific information on how many times you will be required to come to campus, each month/semester/etc. Most programs described as "online" will in fact require you to come to campus at a few specific points during the year. However, some are truly online, and you can earn your degree without ever showing up in person. Typically, the practical piece of your education will take place in your home community. This may involve contacting your local law enforcement office to set up an internship.