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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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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.

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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.