Criminal Justice Certificates

Criminal Justice Certificates

Accredited Certificate Program

Certificate Programs Available:

About AAU’s Criminal Justice Certificate Programs

AAU’s online certificate programs are a five-course program of study.

  • Undergraduate certificate programs require 15 credits.
  • Students must earn at least 6 credits of graded coursework with a C or better at AAU.
  • All courses carry college credit and may be applied toward an associate or bachelor’s degree.
  • Certificate program prerequisites must be met.
  • Students may only enroll in one program at a time in the same academic discipline.
  • All undergraduate certificate programs require the completion of the AAU Online Orientation.

Certificate Program Benefits

  • Develop a solid base of practical knowledge and skills that can be immediately applied to your current employment situation.
  • Become more effective and more efficient at what you do.
  • Develop creative thinking and decision making skills to find new ways to solve problems.
  • Accelerate your academic career.
  • Build competence in performing and applying new knowledge and skills.

Homeland Security Certificate

In this program, you will explore topics such as beginning criminal investigations, technology in criminal justice, interviewing and interrogation, homeland security and emergency management.

Private Security Certificate

This certificate program is designed for students who are interested in pursuing careers in the private security of individuals, retailers, hospitals and other businesses.