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Online Criminal Justice School

Start a career in Criminal Justice with online classes for Criminal Justice from U.S. Career Institute, and you'll never be bored. The exciting criminal justice field offers you many choices. With law enforcement training from our online criminal justice school, you can work in courts, correction facilities, law enforcement, criminal investigation, or homeland security. As a Criminal Justice Specialist, you will be respected by the public and admired for your bravery.


Why Choose Criminal Justice?

The opportunities for Criminal Justice Specialists to continue to grow and the many different job opportunities offer a bright future for our graduates. As an experienced Criminal Justice Specialist, you will be qualified to apply for positions in several interesting and exciting specialties.

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Online Criminal Justice School

Whether your goal is to work as a bailiff in the courtroom, a crime scene investigator for the police department, a probation officer in the penal system or as a security guard for a private company, no day is typical. You'll always be ready for the unexpected and you'll enjoy every minute of an interesting job. And you'll find the men and women who choose to work in Criminal Justice are the kind of people whose company you enjoy.

Your training will also give you an insight to other possible jobs that relate to Criminal Justice — like the U.S. Customs Service, private investigation, immigration or working with a private police force. In addition, you get all the information you need for job applications, exams, interviews and background and character checks. When you graduate from USCI's Criminal Justice School, you'll have taken the first step toward a great job and great future.





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How to Become a Criminal Justice Specialist

Step 1:
Earn Your HS Diploma or Equivalent

Step 2:
Get Formal Training through an Accredited Institution
While formal training is not always required for all careers in the field, it is a valuable tool that provides students with an understanding of the elements of the criminal justice system, investigations, and criminal law.

Step 3:
Start Working
Many employers will offer on-the job training, but formal education as a Criminal Justice Specialist will offer applicants an advantage. Graduates at this level typically seek careers in Corrections or Private Security.


What You'll Learn In Your Online Criminal Justice Training

Our Criminal Justice program is now available with Electronic or Hard Copy Lesson Books! Click here for more information.

  • Psychology, Sociology and Crime
  • American Government
  • Crime Scene Investigation
  • Reports and Documentation
  • Corrections — Living Behind Bars and on Parole
  • Emergency and Disaster Management
  • Criminology 101 and Criminal Law
  • Policing
  • Terrorism and Homeland Security

For the full Criminal Justice course outline, please visit our Course Outline page.


Criminal Justice Specialist Program That Fits Your Life

In as little as four months you can be ready to start making $41,440 a year* as a Criminal Justice Specialist. And our self-paced online criminal justice school training means you can study anytime, anywhere. With this online criminal justice specialist certificate program, there are no in-person criminal justice classes to attend and no schedules to keep. Our online Criminal Justice school will teach you everything you need to know to start working as a Criminal Justice Specialist—no previous experience needed.

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Online Criminal Justice Course

Criminal Justice Specialist Program Tuition and Financing

Tuition for our Criminal Justice Specialist program varies depending upon the learning option you choose. We offer an Online Program in order to provide the best learning experience for each student. The Online Criminal Justice Program includes additional tools, as well as an interactive, online learning environment.

We strive to ensure our Criminal Justice Specialist program is both flexible and affordable. This is why we offer low, monthly payment options for every student. We are committed to providing you with a high-quality education at an affordable price. Make an investment in yourself today!

For more information, please visit our Tuition and Financing page.


Criminal Justice Specialist FAQ's

Q. What does a Criminal Justice Specialist do?
A. This program is designed for individuals to obtain entry-level positions in the field of criminal justice which may include prisons, casinos, and private security firms.
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Q. How much does an Criminal Justice Specialist Course cost?
A. Tuition for this program is $687 total when you pay in full. Payment plans are also available.
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Q. What is the salary for an Criminal Justice Specialist?
A. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Criminal Justice Specialists earn up to $41,440 per year*.
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Q. Is this Criminal Justice Specialist Program accredited?
A. U.S. Career Institute is Accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission. The Distance Education Accrediting Commission is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a recognized accrediting agency.
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Q. Where Can I Work as an Criminal Justice Specialist?
A. Demand for highly skilled Criminal Justice Specialists can be found in such diverse roles as, work as a bailiff in the courtroom, a crime scene investigator for the police department, a probation officer in the penal system, or as a security guard for a private company.
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Q. What skills will I learn in this Criminal Justice Specialist program?
A. Your studies in the Criminal Justice Specialist Program will include Crime Scene Investigation, Reports and Documentation, Corrections, Emergency and Disaster Management, Criminology, Criminal Law, Policing, Terrorism and Homeland Security, and more.
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People Also Ask

How much does online Criminal Justice Specialist school cost?
While our online Criminal Justice Specialist school is not free, we strive to offer low cost tuition and offer monthly payment plans. In fact, our tuition and monthly payment plans are so low that we do not offer federal financial aid or loans.

How long does online Criminal Justice Specialist school take?
When you enroll in our self-paced Criminal Justice Specialist program, you choose how much you study each week. If you want to learn how to become an Criminal Justice Specialist, you can do it in as little as 4 months. On average, our online Criminal Justice Specialist school program is completed in 7 months.

Is this the best online Criminal Justice Specialist school?
We firmly believe that USCI is the top online Criminal Justice Specialist school in the nation. Our curriculum is laid out in easy to learn step-by-step lessons.

Is there a U.S. Career Institute Criminal Justice Specialist school near me?
Our online Criminal Justice Specialist school delivers its curriculum on the internet. Where could be closer than your own home? The convenience of online classes makes it easier for our students to fit their studies into their busy lives.

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*With experience, all wage data is based on figures from the U.S Dept. of Labor's BLS website, professional associations and/or 3rd party resources website. Figures for this occupation were obtained here, here, and here. [June 4, 2019]. For more information, click here.