Law & Justice Associate's Degrees

An associate’s degree in law and justice will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in this field. Online degree programs will likely prepare you to work in court administration, juvenile justice, law enforcement, social services, or paralegal services. An associate’s degree in law and justice will typically provide courses in the basics of the issues of correctional law and the justice system process. Kaplan University Online also offers associate’s degrees in paralegal studies to provide a broad based education that focuses on the legal and business aspects of this career.

An associate’s degree in law and justice is right for you if you are seeking to start an exciting and fast-paced career in the legal process profession in a relatively short period of time. Research the education requirements for specific law and justice field careers at our law and justice career center page.

According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment for those in the law and justice fields of paralegals and legal assistants will increase at a higher rate than other industries. There is expected to be a twenty-eight percent increase in the number of employment opportunities over the next decade.