Become a Better Citizen
Take a closer look at the challenges and complexities of the American criminal justice system. Our fully online certificate equips you with the knowledge and expertise to advance your career. Designed for students and working professionals, our flexible program lets you study what interests you. Enroll in specialized courses that examine criminal causality, criminal law, police management, policy, correctional settings and national security. Earning a graduate certificate from A&M-Commerce opens doors to jobs in law enforcement, criminology and more.
No foreign language requirements
No thesis required
To qualify for this certificate, you must currently hold a bachelor’s degree (any discipline) from a fully-accredited college or university.
Note: Students pursuing the certificate-only track are not eligible for financial aid. Those with an F1 Visa are not able to apply for this certificate.
To complete this program, you must:
- Maintain a 3.00 GPA in certificate coursework
- Complete 12 hours of coursework in Criminal Justice Studies
- After you fulfill all the requirements, complete this electronic form. This will ensure that the name of the certificate is listed on your official transcripts. The Graduate School will also mail your certificate to the address provided on the above form.
Upon completion of the certificate program, courses will count towards a Master of Science in Applied Criminology (MSAC), and newly declared graduate students can lock in their tuition rates for two years.