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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

American Military University is one of the nation's premier online schools preparing criminal justice professionals through higher education. Because we offer criminal justice degrees and certificates entirely online, working adults like you can earn a career-relevant degree while still balancing work-life responsibilities.

Our criminal justice programs are among the most popular at the university, bringing you peer interactions and an expanded network of criminal justice professionals who are dedicated to safeguarding their communities and nation. Courses in this program are taught by highly credentialed and experienced instructors, many who have served as sheriffs, legal counsel, police chiefs, military, and homeland security and intelligence leaders.

AMU designed the online curriculum in consultation with industry advisory councils and specifically for criminal justice and law enforcement professionals, managers and administrators. Your criminal justice courses will include topics in U.S. law enforcement, criminology, investigations and community relations.

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A University That's Got Your Six

Our roots are in the military, but we are open to all. Here’s why 110,000+ have chosen AMU.

Relevant

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

Convenient

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

Flexible

Programs start every month with mostly 8-week class 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.

Accredited

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.

Supportive

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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AMU Gives You the Freedom to Learn

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Have graduated with no APUS-incurred student loan debt

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Out-Of-Pocket Tuition Possible

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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Per Credit Hour

Tuition for associate degrees, bachelor’s degrees, and undergraduate certificates.

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Textbooks & Ebooks

We provide no-cost textbooks and ebooks for all undergraduates.

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Transfer Credit Evaluation

AMU does not charge to evaluate and apply eligible transfer credit.

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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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