Criminal Justice Certificate Program (WOL-CJC)

Description | Features | Tuition | Curriculum

Duration: 9 Months
Credits: 32 Credits (882 Clock Hours)



Whether you are new to the field of criminal justice or are currently employed as a professional in the field, you can distinguish yourself with a Certificate of Criminal Justice Studies from Washington Online Learning Institute, a national leader in accredited higher education.

WOLI's Criminal Justice Certificate Program emphasizes both the theoretical and practical aspects of the criminal justice profession. WOLI's program provides the criminal justice student with a solid background in the fundamentals of criminal justice theory, and develops the skills necessary for success in this rapidly growing and very important profession.

This program will help prepare you to work in many fields: law enforcement, anti-terrorism, private security, public safety, the courts, police administration, and corrections, among others. It also emphasizes working with crime-related populations, such as drug and sex offenders, and security-conscious corporate clientele. The program also emphasizes communication skills, and vital areas for the 21st century Criminal Justice professional. And, as a bonus, four weeks of the program are devoted to a study of substantive and procedural aspects of the criminal law.

This program will provide you with the opportunity to gain skills and credentials necessary to excel in the field, and prepares you for advanced-level study.

Earn Your Certificate Online

Upon completion of this online program, students will be awarded a Criminal Justice Certificate from the The Washington Online Learning Institute.

Certification from the accredited Washington Online Learning Institute will signify the student's achievement in both knowledge and competence.

The Criminal Justice Certificate Program is available and recognized in all 50 States.

Criminal Justice Career Fields

Many students with a Criminal Justice Certificate work in the following positions and fields:
        Private detectives and investigators
        The courts
        Security guards
        Police administration
        Correctional officers
        Probation officers
        Border patrol
        U.S. Customs
        Child Protective Services
        Risk management companies

Fully Accredited Online School

WOLI is fully accredited by the Middle States Association (MSA) Commission on Secondary Schools, one of the most prestigious accrediting agencies in the United States.