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Associate of Arts in Justice Studies

The Associate of Arts in Justice Studies prepares graduates for para-professional positions in the field of justice studies.

The degree is also designed as a pre-bachelor's degree program since credits earned are applicable to a Bachelor of Arts in Criminology and Justice Studies.

The associate degree can serve as a foundation for advanced justice studies in several areas:

  • retail security
  • industrial security
  • forensics
  • law
  • corrections

Graduates typically seek employment:

  • probation offices
  • social service agencies
  • courts
  • local law enforcement agencies
  • crime labs

Many graduates choose to pursue further education in Justice Studies to prepare for professional positions or graduate education.

For Kent State University at East Liverpool or Kent State University at Salem contact:

Lynette Rawlings,
Academic Program Director of Justice Studies
1-330-382-7463, Ext: 77463
1-330-337-4237, Ext: 74327

University Catalog Entry for Justice Studies - A.A. 2018-2019

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