Criminal Justice (East Carolina University)
A degree in Criminal Justice from ECU prepares you for a career in advanced criminal justice or law. Many of our graduates hold positions in agencies such as the FBI, the Department of Homeland Security, and the Secret Service. Others work in police departments, forensic crime laboratories, and victim advocate, probation and parole, and attorney's offices.
Your coursework will be entirely online, enhanced by various interactive Internet-based learning applications.
DE applicants must also be employed as a criminal justice practitioner or practitioner in a closely related field and have a minimum of five years of full-time (paid) employment experience in such positions. Written employment verification is required on official agency letterhead and it must be signed by an agency administrator.
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All students must complete 21 semester hours of core courses, 15 semester hours of elective courses, and a comprehensive examination.
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Tuition and Fees
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