In order to obtain a degree in criminal justice, the individual interested in doing so must decide the amount of time, money, and commitment that they are willing to put forth in the eventual attainment of their criminal justice degree. Due to technological advancements in the educational system, there are a variety of criminal justice degrees that can be obtained online. In many cases, these degrees are lower than the price of tuition to a non-online school.
Should an individual prefer to physically attend school in obtaining a criminal justice degree, there exists a variety of options in accomplishing this task:
1. Specialties in the field of criminal justice range from forensics, security, private investigation, corrections, probation, police, government agencies, sheriffs, and many more.
2. Certificates in criminal justice can be obtained with a minimal amount of schooling. Yet, an associate criminal justice degree can be obtained in 2 years and/or a bachelor criminal justice degree can be obtained in 4 years from any accredited criminal justice school.