Prepare to enter the exciting and personally rewarding career of criminal justice with the Associate in criminal justice degree program. The program is a well-rounded program covering the various aspects of the criminal justice field and is not designed as a basic police course. To be eligible for an associate degree, a student must earn a minimum of 16 credits at Trine.
Our faculty brings real-life experience into their academic teaching with a wonderful mix of practical knowledge and theory. The program is taught by professionals within the field including: administrators, coroners, judges, lawyers, law enforcement officers, psychologists, and sociologists.
This program is appropriate for provides the academic base for those interested in a career within the justice system. All course work transfers into the Bachelor of Criminal Justice degree program
Degree Course Requirements
An Associate in Criminal Justice degree requires 60 credit hours.
General Education (22 credit hours)
Criminal Justice Core (24 credit hours)
Additional Requirements (14 credit hours)