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Directory of Criminal Justice Colleges

Welcome! Criminal justice is a dynamic field, encompassing over 50 different career paths and specialties. 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, with 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!

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