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At AMU, you can study Criminal Justice without sacrificing flexibility or affordability.

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Online Programs in Criminal Justice

Criminal justice serves an important role in society—aiming to deliver justice, enforce laws, and prevent crime. American Military University offers a variety of online learning options to more deeply explore this and related topics. You’ll benefit from studying alongside the University’s unique student population—some of whom represent law enforcement communities. Additionally, practitioner faculty bring their field-tested knowledge from roles that have included policing, public safety, corrections, and forensics.

AMU Criminal Justice programs have not been approved by any state professional licensing body and the programs do not lead to any state-issued professional licensure.


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Our roots are in the military, but we are open to all. Here’s why 120,000+ have chosen AMU.

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Get career-relevant knowledge from faculty who bring their experience from government, Fortune 500 companies, healthcare, defense agencies, technology firms, and the military.

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Our online courses feature weekly class schedules with no set login times. Our mobile app expands your access.

Flexible

Classes start every month with mostly 8-week formats, so you can begin on your schedule.

Efficient

Finish faster and save. We are committed to awarding you as much transfer credit as possible for military service, previous academic coursework, and job experience.

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Part of American Public University System, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org), an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

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Our advisors are available seven days a week, and we have a peer mentoring program to provide support when you need it most.

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All U.S. active-duty servicemembers, National Guard members, and Reservists are eligible for our Freedom Grant® that covers undergraduate and master’s-level tuition above the military TA cap of $250/credit hour.

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* Zero-out-of-pocket tuition may be possible when the Freedom Grant® is combined with other forms of financial assistance, such as military TA or federal Pell grants. The Freedom Grant is available to all U.S. active-duty servicemembers, National Guard members, and Reservists. Military spouses/dependents are also eligible to receive a grant that covers tuition above the military TA cap of $250/credit hour for undergraduate and master’s-level programs.

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