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 career or start a new one in a criminal justice field, our programs 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
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:
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
Civil Law vs. Criminal Law: Breaking Down the Differences
Whether you are interested in exploring a career in law or just curious about how our legal system works, it can be helpful to understand the nuances of the field. One common confusion is civil law versus criminal law. Join us as we explore the differences.
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Who are all of those people in the courtroom? What do they do? It turns out you don’t have to go to law school to work in this environment. There are a variety of courtroom jobs out there for people of all interests and education levels. Use this handy resource to learn more about who’s who in the courtroom.
8 Things You Didn't Know About the Rasmussen College Law Enforcement Program
If you’re considering a career in law enforcement, you may be wondering how the path differs from the traditional academic track. These programs are chock full of the interesting and essential training courses law enforcement professionals need to excel in their field. Learn more about what makes the Rasmussen College program unique.