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Law, Government, and Global and Public Policy

Criminal Justice

Associate in Applied Science


  • Regionals
  • Major
  • On Campus

Serve Your Community

The associate degree in Criminal Justice is designed to serve those who are interested in working within the police, courts, or corrections, as well as those that are currently employed within the criminal justice system.


Department of Justice and Community Studies

Phelps Hall 103

1601 University Blvd., Hamilton, OH 45011



Students will take classes in-person at Hamilton and Middletown.

Curriculum and Courses

The program provides an in-depth analysis and evaluation of the fundamental organization, operations, and issues specific to the American criminal justice system. Courses required within this program may be applied to bachelor degree programs in Criminal Justice and related fields.

  • CJS 125 Law and the Courts
  • CJS 211 Policing in America
  • CJS 231 Criminal Procedure
  • CJS 271 Introduction to Criminal Behavior
  • CJS 281 Corrections in America

At Miami, there’s something for everyone.

Course Catalog

Career Options

Graduates work as police officers, corrections officers, and in the fields of probation, parole, and private security.

Facts and Stats

Your college experience here will be one of the most exciting times of your life. To make sure of this, we’ll provide you with a powerful support system.

  • Top 10 Public college in Ohio with the best return on investment

  • 98.2% of 2020-2021 bachelor's degree graduates were employed, furthering their education, serving in the military or a service program

    Miami University Data

  • 18:1 Student to faculty ratio

    Miami University Data

Admission Requirements

You've found the place to reach your goals.

Miami University Regionals offers an education that fits your lifestyle so you can earn a degree that is life-changing. And our open admission policy allows for an environment of diverse learners.

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