Criminal Justice
Online Degree and Certificate Programs

Explore all Online Criminal Justice Programs

The following are the criminal justice certificate and degree programs we offer through our School of Criminal Justice: Click Tab To Sort by Program Type

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Criminal Justice
Associate of Science (AS)
Online Degree Program
The Associate of Science online degree program in Criminal Justice provides a foundation in the theories and principles relevant to the criminal justice field. read more
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Criminal Justice
Bachelor of Science (BS)
Online Degree Program
The Bachelor of Science online degree program in Criminal Justice is designed to assist students to develop an understanding of the theories and principles relevant to the field of criminal justice. read more
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Criminal Justice
Master of Science (MS)
Online Degree Program
The Master of Science online degree program in Criminal Justice is designed to provide professionals with the theories, principles, and best practices utilized in the criminal justice field. read more
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Fundamentals of Criminal Justice
Undergraduate Certificate Online Program
The undergraduate certificate program in the Fundamentals of Criminal Justice is designed to expose students to the fundamental facts and workings of the criminal justice system. Students will be introduced to procedures in the legal system, learn the required steps in criminal investigations, and receive an overview of general judicial principles. read more
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Criminal Justice
Associate of Science (AS)
Online Degree Program
The Associate of Science online degree program in Criminal Justice provides a foundation in the theories and principles relevant to the criminal justice field. read more
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Criminal Justice
Bachelor of Science (BS)
Online Degree Program
The Bachelor of Science online degree program in Criminal Justice is designed to assist students to develop an understanding of the theories and principles relevant to the field of criminal justice. read more
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Criminal Justice
Master of Science (MS)
Online Degree Program
The Master of Science online degree program in Criminal Justice is designed to provide professionals with the theories, principles, and best practices utilized in the criminal justice field. read more
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Fundamentals of Criminal Justice
Undergraduate Certificate Online Program
The undergraduate certificate program in the Fundamentals of Criminal Justice is designed to expose students to the fundamental facts and workings of the criminal justice system. Students will be introduced to procedures in the legal system, learn the required steps in criminal investigations, and receive an overview of general judicial principles. read more

Designed For You

The California Coast University online criminal justice degree and certificate programs were designed for complete flexibility for the student. All courses are self-paced and completed 100% online.

  • Low tuition with interest-free payment plans as low as $100/month.
  • Flexible programs designed to fit into your busy schedule. Self-paced study with no group projects, set meeting times, or exam dates.
  • The program is not structured in semesters, quarters or terms. It is designed to allow students to begin their online studies at any time of the year.
  • CCU offers a tuition discount for Active Duty Military, Veterans, Law Enforcement, Firefighters, Government Employees and CCU Graduates.
    We also offer a 10% discount for Corporate Partner employees. For more information on how to become a Corporate Partner, see our Corporate Partnership Information Page.
    *Employment verification is required. Offer good for students who enrolled after April 2018 and were offered discount at time of enrollment. Offer is not retroactive for students already enrolled. Discount and/or prices subject to change and/or cancellation at any time without notice. This offer cannot be combined with any other discount(s).
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About the School of Criminal Justice at California Coast University!

The field of Criminal Justice is both fast paced and multi-faceted. To protect our society and ensure our national security, busy professionals need the information and the educational recognition to help them succeed in their chosen profession.

With online degree and certificate programs, the School of Criminal Justice at California Coast University is committed to helping students with the information and the educational preparation needed. Through our quality distance learning educational programs, we have a demonstrated record of helping students acquire the tools to make significant contributions to both their employers and to the communities in which they live and work.

CCU was amazing for me as a husband, father working full time.
Not having set class time or deadlines was a lifesaver and allowed me to go to school on my time.
Rusty Lucido  (Graduate)
The success of all our programs is based on our commitment to:
  • Operating ethically, professionally, and with academic integrity.
  • Integrating professional and life experiences with academic content.
  • Assisting and guiding students to meet their educational goals through programs that are independent, individualized, and self-paced.
  • Cultivating intellectual, analytical, and critical abilities to help students meet the demands of today‚Äôs ever changing environment.
  • Building a faculty and staff composed of respected educators and professionals who are dedicated to the success of our students.
  • Evaluating and continually improving our programs and educational materials.
  • Providing a pathway to encourage students to value and pursue life-long learning experiences.

AFFORDABLE

Interest-Free Payment Plans

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Plan A

$100 Per Month

  • Make a down payment of $500.00 toward the total tuition for the program in a single payment by the date of acceptance. The remaining balance will be paid at $100.00 per month, beginning one month from the official enrollment date. No interest will be charged on the unpaid balance.

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Plan B

$125 Per Month

    Make a down payment of $300.00 toward the total tuition for the program in a single payment by the date of acceptance. The remaining balance will be paid at $125.00 per month, beginning one month from the official enrollment date. No interest will be charged on the unpaid balance.

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Plan C

$0 Per Month When Paid In Full

    Make a payment for the full tuition amount for the degree program in a single payment by the date of acceptance.

Why California Coast University?

California Coast University has been a pioneer in distance learning since its founding in 1973. CCU has consistently met the needs of professional men and women whose geographic, professional, or personal time limitations kept them from completing their education at a traditional brick and mortar school. We pride ourselves on quality, affordability, and flexibility for our students.

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