Criminal Justice

Liberal Arts and Transfer

The Associate of Arts degree with an emphasis in Criminal Justice provides a course of study which will readily transfer to most four-year colleges and universities. You will take courses in science, communication, math, humanities, social science and required criminal justice subject areas in preparation to transfer into a bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice at many 4 year colleges.

Award: Associate of Arts
Credits: 60
Locations: Calmar, Online, Peosta
Entry: Fall, Spring, Summer

Paying for the Program

$11,880*
Financial Aid Eligible

Out-of-State Tuition & Fees: $13,320*

Financial Aid Info
  1. Apply for admission.
  2. Submit official high school, high school equivalency and/or college transcripts to the Admissions Office of the campus you plan to attend.
  3. Complete ACCUPLACER® reading and writing assessment and ALEKS® math assessment for course placement. Assessments may be waived based on previous college coursework or submission of valid ACT®, or SAT® test scores. Reading and writing scores are valid for three years, and math scores are valid for two years. 
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Academic requirements, program details and any additional admission requirements for this program can be found on the program page in the college catalog.

If you are planning to transfer to a four year college, you should select courses that satisfy requirements of the specific institution to which you intend to transfer. Consult an advisor at the four-year institution to which you intend to transfer anytime you have questions about course selection.

Laura Menke

Laura Menke, R.N., A.D.N., B.S.N., M.Ed.
Dean of Allied Health

  • Email: menkela@nicc.edu
  • Phone: 844.642.2338, ext. 2498
  • Location: Peosta