The online Associate Degree in Criminal Justice program, offered through a partnership between Penn State World Campus and the Penn State Harrisburg School of Public Affairs, can position you for a career in the criminal justice field in a number of ways. It can provide you with the foundational knowledge needed to enter the field or, if you're already employed in the field, help enhance your résumé, heighten your profile, and advance your career.
Courses in this program are taught by the same faculty who teach resident Penn State students. These are the same faculty who also teach students in the Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice program, which has been certified by the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. Furthermore, a Penn State degree is renowned throughout the industry, giving you a recognized and respected credential to add to your résumé.