School of Justice Studies

Degrees To Help You Serve And Improve Your Community

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.

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:

Certificates

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:

Spring Quarter 2014

Traditional Programs Calendar
Traditional programs are 11 weeks, with two week break in-between quarters.

April 7
Spring Quarter 2014 begins
May 12
Spring Mid Quarter 2014 begins
May 26
Holiday — Memorial Day, campuses closed
June 22
Spring Quarter 2014 ends

AcceleratED Programs Calendar
AcceleratED programs are 6 weeks, with a one week break in-between quarters.

April 7
Spring I Session 2014 begins
May 18
Spring I Session 2014 ends
May 19
Spring II Session 2014 begins
June 29
Spring II Session 2014 ends
Summer Quarter 2014

Traditional Programs Calendar
Traditional programs are 11 weeks, with two week break in-between quarters.

July 4
Holiday — Independence Day, campuses closed
July 7
Summer Quarter 2014 begins
August 11
Summer Mid Quarter 2014 begins
September 1
Holiday — Labor Day, campuses closed
September 21
Summer Quarter 2014 ends

AcceleratED Programs Calendar
AcceleratED programs are 6 weeks, with a one week break in-between quarters.

July 4
Holiday — Independence Day, campuses closed
July 7
Summer I Session 2014 begins
August 17
Summer I Session 2014 ends
August 18
Summer II Session 2014 begins
September 28
Summer II Session 2014 ends
Fall Quarter 2014

Traditional Programs Calendar
Traditional programs are 11 weeks, with two week break in-between quarters.

October 6
Fall Quarter 2014 begins
November 10
Fall Mid Quarter 2014 begins
November 11
Holiday — Veteran's Day, campuses closed
November 27
Holiday — Thanksgiving Day, campuses closed
November 28
Holiday — Thanksgiving Day, campuses closed
December 21
Fall Quarter 2014 ends
December 25
Holiday — Christmas Day, campuses closed

AcceleratED Programs Calendar
AcceleratED programs are 6 weeks, with a one week break in-between quarters.

October 6
Fall I Session 2014 begins
November 11
Holiday — Veteran's Day, campuses closed
November 16
Fall I Session 2014 ends
November 17
Fall II Session 2014 begins
December 28
Fall II Session 2014 ends
Winter Quarter 2015

Traditional Programs Calendar
Traditional programs are 11 weeks, with two week break in-between quarters.

January 1
Holiday — New Year's Day, campuses closed
January 5
Winter Quarter 2015 begins
January 19
Holiday — Martin Luther King Day, campuses closed
February 9
Winter Mid Quarter 2015 begins
March 22
Winter Quarter 2015 ends

AcceleratED Programs Calendar
AcceleratED programs are 6 weeks, with a one week break in-between quarters.

January 1
Holiday — New Year's Day, campuses closed
January 5
Winter I Session 2015 begins
January 19
Holiday — Martin Luther King Day, campuses closed
February 8
Winter I Session 2015 ends
February 9
Winter II Session 2015 begins
March 29
Winter II Session 2015 ends


Recent Blog Posts

Careers in Criminal Justice: Find Yours with Some Help From Our Panel of Pros
Rasmussen College's career chat series is dedicating its July episode to careers in criminal justics. Tune in as experts share tips and tricks for your criminal justice career search.

Written by Callie Malvik on July 14, 2014 | 0 Comments


What I Wish I Knew BEFORE Becoming a Paralegal
Paralegals play an integral role in a firm's success-every document filed, every interview conducted and every ounce of research collected matters. You might find that the profession is just the right fit for you.

Written by Jess Mansour Scherman on June 20, 2014 | 0 Comments


Social Work is Preferred Path for Wausau Criminal Justice Grad
When trying to determine which career to pursue, there are a lot of questions to consider. What's my earning potential? Will I be able to find a job? What's the work/life balance like? All of these questions are important to consider, but the most important question for Wausau graduate Michele Weyer is whether or not she'll be able to make a positive impact through her work.

Written by Will Erstad on June 13, 2014 | 0 Comments