Protecting Society Is More Than a Career. It’s a Calling.
Purdue Global has helped thousands earn criminal justice degrees, giving graduates the tools they need to pursue rewarding careers in public service. Purdue’s criminal justice faculty members are professionals with years of experience in the field who offer real-world perspectives to help you succeed.
In the Law Enforcement concentration, you will study such topics as evidence processing and evaluation, drug abuse history and prevention strategies, the role of law enforcement in drug abuse, international and domestic terrorism responses and preparedness, and homeland security management principles.
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Choose from associate, bachelor's, master's, doctoral, and certificate programs
Innovative Education for Working Adults
The Purdue Global Advantage
Earn your degree from an institution with a strong history in educating adult students. Specializing in online learning, Purdue University Global is a public, nonprofit university that’s part of the reputable Purdue University system.
Here’s what makes Purdue Global a smarter way to go back to school:
- Adaptive Learning Technology – Experience an engaging and personalized education that’s tailored to your needs.
- Cost-Saving Options – We’re committed to helping you find the fastest and most affordable path to earning your degree.
- Convenience – Enjoy the flexibility of an online education that allows you to balance work and school.
Professional Support to Help You Build a Career Plan
Dedicated Career Advisors
Get individual attention from our knowledgeable Career Services staff and collaborate on a plan for career development. Discuss your skills, strengths, goals, and how your new degree can help expand your career opportunities.
Before navigating the job market, our staff will help you learn about potential employers and what they’re looking for. Get assistance crafting a winning resume, building a professional online presence, and developing outstanding interviewing skills.
Take Advantage of Our Introductory 3-Week Period
The Purdue Global Commitment
At Purdue Global, we stand behind the quality of our education and our commitment to you. That’s why we introduced the Purdue Global Commitment. Take undergraduate courses for 3 weeks before you owe any tuition.
Experience real classes for real credits before making a decision. If at any point during this 3-week introductory period you decide we’re not right for you, you can opt out with no tuition cost or other financial obligation to Purdue Global, except for the application fee.
Save on Tuition and Earn Your Degree Faster
Transfer Credit Opportunities
Your prior college coursework and life experiences can earn you credits so you can save on tuition and graduate faster. Apply prior eligible credits from accredited universities and colleges toward up to 75% of your undergraduate degree. In addition to accepting college transfer credits, you may be eligible to earn credits through alternative sources such as:
- Work and life experience
- Professional certifications and training
- External exams and assessments
- Assessments of Skills and Knowledge (ASKs)
- Open learning courses
Purdue Global is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission. This accreditation covers all academic programs, all regional locations, and all programs provided via distance education. For more information, please visit the HLC website at HLCommission.org or call 800‑621‑7440.