• Overview: An Online Degree in Criminal Justice

    Like many degree programs, online criminal justice degrees are becoming increasingly popular. Coursework and/or interest in information security are especially popular among students pursuing an online degree. This is because much of information security are now associated databases and computer security; thus, many students are already familiar and comfortable...
  • Overview: An Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice

    In general, a criminal justice equips you with knowledge of crime, punishment, law, order, and the court and correction system. At the very foundation of studying criminal justice, one is expected to understand personal and professional rights and the process of putting someone in jail. Specific courses and concentration,...
  • Comparing Criminal Law & Civil Law

    Whether it is a criminal case or a civil case, it is important to have a basic understanding of what to expect moving forward, as well as the procedures of solving the dispute of either case. If you are involved in a legal dispute — whether it is criminal...
  • Overview: A Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice

    There are many different types of jobs, from law enforcement to administrator, in the field of criminal justice. Regardless of the type of job you have or aspire to have, all those in the field of criminal justice work to uphold the law and protect the innocent. They also...
  • Overview: A Degree in Criminal Justice

    The study of criminal justice usually involves topics such as statistics, methods of research, policing, criminal courts, corrections, victimology, theories of prevention, and more. It is distinctly different from criminology, which is the study of crime as a social phenomenon, causes of crime, criminal behavior, and other aspects of...