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
7 Ways the CSI Effect is Altering Our Courtrooms (For Better and For Worse)
Between the dramatized “true crime” shows and the straight up fictionalized programs, there’s no shortage of crime and legal programming in our lives. This is causing many legal professionals to notice the lines blurring between real life circumstances and Hollywood’s portrayal of it. It’s called the CSI effect and it’s changing modern day courtrooms.
9 Things You Didn't Know About the Rasmussen College School of Justice Studies
What makes these programs so great? We took a deep dive into some of the important facts and figures that make the School of Justice Studies a smart choice for future professionals. Take a look!
6 True Crime Documentaries on Netflix
If you’re a bona fide true crime addict, then you’re no stranger to the high profile documentaries like Making a Murderer, The Jinx and The People v. O.J. Simpson. But you may be less familiar with these six compelling documentaries that you can — as of December 2016 — stream instantly on Netflix!