School of Justice Studies

Degrees To Help You Serve And Improve Your Community

Justice Studies Bachelor's, Associate's, Diplomas and Certificates

From law enforcement to human services, 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 human services to paralegal studies, our in-depth degree curriculum and fieldwork offers relevant real-world scenarios to prepare you to enter your career with the knowledge and skills you need to succeed. Our classroom coursework and in-field experiences are tested and proven on the “front lines” to help give you a competitive advantage in today’s workplace.

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:

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