Associate in Arts in Criminal Justice Management

An Associate in Criminal Justice Management from CUAA will arm you with knowledge of the theory and procedures that contribute to a safer, stronger community.


Department of Justice and Public Policy

Understand the world and improve it

The existence of a peaceful, law-abiding society rests on the shoulders of law-enforcement officers and we take the responsibility of training the next generation of peace officers seriously. Our program will introduce you to the process and techniques you must know to launch a successful law enforcement career.

Program Overview

In our program, you can expect to be exposed to all elements of criminal justice management, from communications training to government studies and criminology. In addition, Biblical and Christian principles that are part of the curriculum will help you develop your abilities in a way that compliments your faith and values. The Associate in Criminal Justice Management program also delves into subjects like terrorism, juvenile theory and study of the nation’s correctional system so you’ll have a complete and well-rounded foundation from which to launch your career.

Class instructors work in the criminal justice field, so they can give you a real-world perspective. Classwork is designed to prepare you to meet the moral and ethical challenges that exist in the field so you can advance in your law enforcement career while contributing to the greater good and staying true to your values.

What to Expect

Through this program, you will gain essential knowledge of public-sector management techniques within the criminal justice system and familiarity with the dynamics of how constitutional, criminal and administrative law impact criminal justice operations  in all levels of government — federal, state, and municipal. You will get valuable training in identifying and evaluating theories for the causes of crime as well as crime-prevention policies. You’ll gain the ability to demonstrate appreciation of statistics in criminal justice decision-making and research and to describe the roles and functions of law enforcement, corrections and the courts in modern democratic society. 

  • Ann Arbor
  • Online

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