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Credit Courses, Certificates and Degrees in Criminal Justice

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. 

​Field of Study Degree in Criminal Justice

An Associate of Arts degree with a Field of Study in Criminal Justice is offered at El Centro College. 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.

You should verify the transferability of all Criminal Justice courses prior to applying to a university.