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Criminal Justice

Prepare for a career in law enforcement or with a federal agency by earning a criminal justice degree from UMGC Asia.

At University of Maryland Global Campus Asia, you can hone your management and leadership skills while you build a strong foundation in public service fields such as criminal justice and homeland security.

Why Study Criminal Justice at UMGC?

A criminal justice degree from UMGC can prepare you to respond to a range of threats at the federal, state, or local level. And criminal justice is a natural fit for students who have experience in the military.

  • Gain a distinctive edge: Build a strong foundation of knowledge about the justice system while developing your skills in leadership, management, and cross-agency collaboration.

  • Learn from industry leaders: Our faculty hold key positions in the military, judicial system, and police and fire departments. Our instructors work in federal agencies including the FBI, FEMA, NSA, Secret Service, Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security, and the State Department.

  • Hit the ground running: Our admissions process does not require the SAT®1 or ACT, and our courses can help you learn skills you can apply immediately in your field of work.

  • Earn a respected degree: UMGC was founded over 70 years ago to meet the needs of working adults. We pair the flexibility of online learning with the reputation of a public state university.

  • Save on materials: Study from anywhere with no-cost digital course materials for nearly all classes.

  • Prepare to protect and serve: Employers are seeking to fill positions vital to government, military, and corporate security throughout the country and the world.

1 SAT® is a trademark registered by the College Board, which is not affiliated with, and does not endorse, UMGC.

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