The Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice is designed to address the educational needs of individuals who desire to enter or advance their career within the field of criminal justice.
The two-year Associate of Applied Science (AAS) program in Criminal Justice is for students who desire to not only work in law enforcement, corrections, probation/parole; but, also for students who wish to work in private security, juvenile delinquency and other counseling-related fields. The AAS program is specifically for students who plan to enter the workforce after graduation. Students who plan to pursue a Bachelor's degree should follow the Tennessee Transfer Pathway in Criminal Justice.
The Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice degree can be obtained online at the community colleges shown below. Select a community college from the list to find out more about the degree program. Upon completion, your degree will be awarded and conferred by the institution you select as your home school. There is no differentiation between earning your degree on-ground or online.