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GR CRT Criminal Justice Online Degree Program
Credit Hours
Years (Avg.)
Class Type
100% Online, 8-Week Courses
Transfer Credits
Not Available for this Program
Next Start Date
Jan 14, 2019
Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC

Continue Your Education with a Graduate Certificate in Criminal Justice Online with Liberty University

Liberty University’s online Graduate Certificate in Criminal Justice is designed to make you a more competitive applicant for careers within the field of criminal justice. A certificate program is an excellent fast-track option for those only needing a certificate to advance into opportunities such as criminology, law enforcement, and more. Whether you are seeking to grow in your current role or explore other areas within the criminal justice field, our Criminal Justice Certificate program online is designed to equip you with the knowledge and training you need. Students needing to complete a graduate degree for career advancement or other reasons should consider our Master of Science in Criminal Justice online degree program.

Why Choose Liberty’s Graduate Certificate in Criminal Justice?

Many of our criminal justice students are current or prior law enforcement. These students often have busy schedules that do not permit them to enroll in courses at a local college in a traditional classroom format. Our Graduate Certificate in Criminal Justice is offered completely online, allowing you to remain active in your job, with your family, and in your community without the worry of having to take courses on a campus.

What Will You Learn in our Criminal Justice Certificate? 

The ever-changing Criminal Justice field is an exciting career path with various employment opportunities. Our courses will help prepare you for these careers as you dig into the competing roles of law enforcement, courts, prosecution, and defense counsel. You will learn how to properly handle the tough issues in today’s society through an in-depth study of management and leadership. Our Criminal Justice Online Graduate Certificate can prepare you to meet the requirements needed for your career while simultaneously ensuring you stay one step ahead of the competition.

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Program Highlights
Certificate Info
Military Benefits
Admission Requirements

Highlights of the Online Graduate Certificate in Criminal Justice

  • By earning your Graduate Certificate in Criminal Justice from a nonprofit university whose online programs ranked in the top five of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility, you will be set apart from others in your field.
  • Tuition for all undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs has not increased in three straight years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a non-profit university. 
  • You can complete our online Graduate Certificate in Criminal Justice in one semester.

Criminal Justice Certificate Program Information and Requirements

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Military Benefits

Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students from all over the world. Whether you are a current service member, discharged or retired from service, or the spouse of a service member or veteran, we are here to support you every step of the journey. As a thank you for your dedication and service to our country, Liberty is honored to serve and support you in your pursuit of online education by offering the following benefits: 

  • Tuition discounts – $275 for graduate (per credit hour)
  • Eight-week courses, eight different start dates each year, and no set login times.

Admission Requirements for Online Graduate Certificate in Criminal Justice

A regionally or nationally accredited Bachelor’s degree with a 2.0 or above cumulative combined GPA is required for admission in good standing. Please visit our Admission Requirements Page for more detailed admissions related information.

All applicants must submit the following:

  • Admission Application
  • Application fee*
  • Official college transcripts
  • Proof of English proficiency

*There is no upfront application fee; however, a deferred $50 application fee will be assessed during financial check-in. This fee is waived for qualifying service members, veterans, and military spouses – documentation verifying military status is required.

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