School of Justice Studies

Degrees To Help You Serve And Improve Your Community

Justice Studies Bachelor's, Associate's and Certificates

From law enforcement to paralegal studies, a credential to match your passion

At Rasmussen College, our School of Justice Studies offers current and future criminal justice professionals a wide range of industry-relevant programs. From law enforcement to paralegal studies, our in-depth degree curriculum and fieldwork offer relevant real-world scenarios to prepare you to enter your career with the knowledge and skills you need to succeed.

Whether you want to advance your current career or start a new career in a criminal justice field, our Bachelor’s and Associate’s degrees can help give you the academic background you need to reach your career goals.

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School of Justice Studies Degrees and Programs

Bachelor’s Degrees

Our Bachelor’s degrees provide an in-depth examination of each area of study with a focus on developing your critical-thinking skills and advanced knowledge of each of the following areas:

Associate’s Degrees

For students who want to enter the criminal justice system and build a solid foundation of knowledge and skills in their specific area of study, we offer Associate’s degrees in the following areas:


To help students who have a degree and are focused on starting their career quickly, we offer Certificates with career-focused, hands-on, practical skill development in the following areas:

Recent Blog Posts

6 Overlooked Legal Careers to Consider When You Don't Want to Become a Lawyer
You don’t have to go through the ringer of law school to join the ranks of the professionals who keep our justice system doing its job. You just need the inside scoop on these often overlooked legal careers. Read on to find out if one of them could be the dream career that takes you inside the courtroom!

What Does a Paralegal Do? A Closer Look at this Law Career
Sure, the lawyers seem to be in the limelight during court scenes. It’s not always so evident that these lawyers’ successes and failures often depend on their paralegals. Perhaps you have heard of this type of law career, but what does a paralegal really do?

What Can You Do With a Degree in Criminal Justice?
Most criminal justice careers fall into three main categories: law enforcement, criminology or legal. No matter which track is right for you, there are plenty of exciting and rewarding career opportunities in each field. Take a look at these career options for graduates with a degree in criminal justice.

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