Criminal Justice A.A.

Lock Haven University offers an Associate's Degree in Criminal Justice. Students may enroll at the main campus or the Clearfield campus for this degree. The Associate's degree in criminal justice requires a total of 60 credits of course work and can easily be completed in two years.

This two-year degree will prepare you for a career in law enforcement, corrections, law, and government.  It is specifically designed for transfer to a four-year (bachelor's degree) program in Criminal Justice with junior standing.  You will receive a comprehensive base in law enforcement, corrections, and juvenile delinquency.  The program emphasizes critical thinking, creative problem solving, ethical decision-making, and support for and understanding of Constitutional protections for the people of the United States.  Careers include corrections officer, police officer or detective, deputy sheriff, paralegal, police dispatcher, bailiff, immigration guard, legal transcriber, probation officer or court reporter.