ASU offers new online degree in criminology and criminal justice

<p>ASU announced today a new online bachelor's degree in criminology and criminal justice. Students can register for the new and affordable, fully online degree now. Courses will begin in the fall 2010 semester.</p><separator></separator><p>“We’ve created a remarkable online program,” said Scott Decker, director of ASU’s School of Criminology and Criminal Justice. “It offers the same dynamic quality, extraordinary faculty and program requirements as the classroom degree, with all the convenience that online students need for ongoing career and family responsibilities. Most important, we’ll be creating incredible learning experiences that lead to new career opportunities for our students.”</p><separator></separator><p>“ASU is at the forefront of the movement to quality online learning,” said Philip Regier, dean of ASU Online. “Not only can online learning bridge the access divide, it can be more effective and engaging for many students. That is why we put quality first in the development of every online course. It is also why our students can proudly say that they earned an ASU degree.”</p><separator></separator><p>Beginning in August, tuition for students enrolled entirely in online undergraduate degree programs will be $325 per credit hour, excluding fees. This rate applies to both resident and non-resident students and is more affordable than similar programs at other institutions.</p><separator></separator><p>Leading employment analysts project rapid and sustained job growth in law enforcement, corrections and private security-related professions over the next several years. Offered through ASU’s School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, this program is designed to equip and competitively position our graduates for successful careers as law enforcement practitioners or in seeking a law or graduate degree.</p><separator></separator><p>Enrollment applications and program details are available at: <a href=""></a>.</p><separator><… Online is one of five campuses in a university community that collectively serves more than 67,000 students. Dozens of undergraduate and graduate degree programs are now available fully online, each designed in close collaboration with ASU’s faculty.<br /><br />Contact: &nbsp;Russ Knocke, <a href=""></a><br />(480) 205-8341</p>