Associates Degree in Criminal Justice Degree Requirements
Taught by professionals in the field, Rosemont’s Associate's degree in Criminal Justice consists of 60-credits (20 courses). Offered through a variety of formats—in-class, weekend courses, and online—our faculty provides up-to-the-minute instruction about the trends, issues, and real-world applications into the classroom.
- Transfer up to 36 credits and gain credit for life experience.
- Training in the police academy, POLEX, NWSPSC, FBI-NA, Joint Services Transcripts, and others may be considered credits for transfer.
- Gain credit for life experience.
- Courses are available on campus and online. Courses are also taught at the Philadelphia Police Academy.
Core Criminal Justice Courses (18 Credits)
- The Criminal Justice System
- Substantive Criminal & Procedure Law
- Juvenile Delinquency
- Criminal Investigations
- Women in the Criminal Justice System
Criminal Justice Electives (6 Credits)
Choose two courses from the following list.
- Introduction to Corrections
- Introduction to Law Enforcement
- Probation, Parole, and Community Corrections
- Organized and White-Collar Crime
- Introduction to Homeland Security
- Understanding Terrorism and the Criminal Justice System
- Drugs, Crimes, and Society
- Sexual Offenses, Offenders, & Victims
General Education - 36 credits
In addition to meeting the course requirements and electives listed above, all students must also fulfill 36 credits of General Education requirements.