Start your career in criminal justice sooner with an associate degree.

Our criminal justice associate degree program prepares you to start a career in law enforcement, corrections, or in legal courts at a federal, state, and local level. With class work and real-world training, you’ll gain a rich perspective on what your life would be like working in criminal justice. Our curriculum is designed with input from criminal justice professionals,  ensuring that our students enter the workforce with a strong understanding of crime, justice, and social issues.

As a graduate, you’ll have the knowledge and skills needed to perform at a top level within the standards of the Michigan Corrections Officers Training Council. Since this is an associate’s degree program, you’ll be able to start a great career without having to spend four years in school.

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Associate of Applied Science - Criminal Justice - Concentration in Criminal Justice Studies

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Its been a great experience and very proud to display my degrees from Baker. I’m confident that it gave me the skills needed to be successful, and I think I’ve proven that obtaining the position I’ve obtained in a short period of time in corrections.

- Jeremy Bush, Warden B.S. Criminal Justice, A.S. Criminal Justice
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