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Criminal Justice

School of Criminal Justice

Al Khalifa American University offers criminal justice online degrees for students interested in the criminal justice and security field through the School of Criminal Justice. Well-trained law enforcement and security professionals keep honest citizens safe and work to enhance community safety; at AKAU we make sure that we raise such professionals through our programs. Our online criminal justice degree programs can prepare you with up-to-date knowledge and skills in these important fields.

Majors Offered by School of Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice majors offer you courses that update you how the digital world has made an impact on private and public sector security and how organizations implement prevention strategies. The curriculum emphasizes current theories, as well as real-world situations that will help you launch successful career. At Al Khalifa American University we offer the following majors under the field of Criminal Justice:

  • Criminal Justice
  • Cyber Crime
  • Private Security
  • Policing
  • Corrections
  • Crime Scene Investigation
  • Juvenile Justice
  • Investigation

Programs offered by School of Criminal Justice

Rising crime and incarceration rates has increased the importance of criminal studies. In response to modern-day criminal activities, the field of criminal justice has had to evolve. Coping with the modern demand, Al Khalifa American University offers wide range of programs to advance your career.

Degree Programs

Eligibility Criteria

Associate Degree (ASCJ) Minimum high school or equiv.
Associate-to-Bachelor's Degree (BSCJ) Associate degree, or equir.
international Criminal Justice
Bachelor's Degree (BSCJ) Minimum high school or equiv.
Masters Degree (MSCJ) Minimum Bachelor's or equiv.
Doctorate Degree (DCJ) Minimum Master's or equiv.
Doctorate Degree (PhD) Minimum Master's or equiv.

Diploma Programs

Eligibility Criteria

Undergraduate Diploma in Criminal Justice Minimum high school or equiv.
Graduate Diploma in Criminal Justice Minimum high school or equiv.

Certificate Programs

Eligibility Criteria

Undergraduate Course Certificate in
Criminal Justice
Minimum high school or equiv.
Graduate Course Certificate in Criminal Justice Minimum Bachelor's or equiv.
Undergraduate Certificate in Criminal Justice Minimum high school or equiv.
Graduate Certificate in Criminal Justice Minimum Bachelor's or equiv.

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