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Serve your community.

The field of Criminal Justice is facing great challenges and undergoing significant changes. What better time for Christians to make a positive impact on their profession, their communities, and the people they serve?

Crown’s Criminal Justice Associate’s degree prepares students for various jobs including corrections officers, bailiffs, private security, and private investigators. The Criminal Justice Associate’s is also a first step toward getting the training necessary to become a police officer, detective, or legal professional.



Criminal Justice

If you are interested in pursuing a career in the challenging and exciting field of Criminal Justice, Crown is a great place to start.  Our instructors know their stuff. They’ve studied in the classroom and served extensively in the field. They stay up to date on the latest issues in the field and they are committed to preparing their students to make an impact in their chosen professions. At Crown, you’ll gain the knowledge and skills you need to be successful in Criminal Justice, while you learn to think about the issues you’ll address from a Christian perspective.


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  • Christ-centered – Crown views Criminal Justice through the lens of Christian faith.
  • Completely online – Perfect for students who are busy with work, family, and other activities.
  • Small class sizes – Get the individualized attention you need to succeed.
  • Tailored for you – Course options to meet your specific interests in the field. Combine with Bachelor’s degrees in Psychology/Counseling, Alcohol and Drug Counseling, Disaster Management, Business, or Ministry to set you on your unique career path.


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You've got a bright future ahead of you.

Limitless options. Extreme flexibility. Future-proofed career skills. Criminal Justice majors have boundless opportunities.


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Students who acquire an Associate of Science degree in Criminal Justice can continue on in that field for their Bachelor’s degree or shift to any other field of study.

Our AS degree is transferrable to any accredited school.

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Your virtual campus. Open all hours.

Anytime, anywhere, you can complete your coursework. Simply log into your classroom. Whether taking part in discussions with classmates or turning in your latest assignment, your virtual classroom doesn’t just run during office hours. Canvas is open 24-7.


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  • Find your course quickly by selecting the course from the Dashboard.

  • Find weekly overviews, assignments, updates, discussion boards, and quizzes in the Courses tab.

  • Dynamic discussions allow students to connect with fellow thinkers to grow together and go deeper.

  • The integrated Quizzes feature allows students to prove they have got the course material down.

  • See textbooks needed, course guidelines, and an overview of the module.

What Will I Study?

Courses like these enable students to dig deep into the complexity of human behavior and understand why we think, act, and feel the way we do. These same courses will challenge students to understand the justice system better and to make changes to best serve their community!


  • Intro to Criminal Justice
  • Criminology
  • Sociology
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Custom-built for your life.

We know you’re busy. Whether its family, work, or church, we created a program that fits with your priorities. Our online programs are flexible and designed for those working full-time, so you can do your coursework anywhere, anytime. Most coursework is due Thursday and Sunday by midnight, giving you the freedom to complete your coursework in your own schedule.

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