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Length of time is based on catalog degree plans. Prerequisites may be required, which are not included in this estimate. For most programs, full-time student status is assumed, a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester.
Cost is based on tuition rates for program hours and Dallas County residents. It does not include additional supplies, fees or books. Find out about financial aid.
An Associate of Arts degree with a Field of Study in Criminal Justice is also offered at six colleges of DCCCD. Official Field of Study degrees were created by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to transfer as a block of credit to any Texas public college or university. Field of Study degrees comprise courses to complete at freshman and sophomore levels that lead to a specific major in a four-year degree.
Associate of Arts Degree with a Field of Study in Criminal Justice
You should verify the transferability of all Criminal Justice courses prior to applying to a university.
Important note: Before applying to any law enforcement agency, please check with its recruiters to see how many hours of study are required for admission. Requirements vary from agency to agency, and it is your responsibility to know the credit hours needed for the position you are seeking.
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