Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice

Welcome to the Criminal Justice department at Georgia Highlands College (GHC). GHC currently offers two degrees in this area: an Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice, available both face-to-face and online, and a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, offered entirely online through the University System of Georgia eMajor. GHC is a part of the USG and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

Our professors represent broad and diverse backgrounds in the field of criminal justice with practical and educational experience on a wide range of criminal justice topics.

Our graduates go on to graduate or law school. They work in law enforcement at local, state and federal agencies, to include the private sector.

Come join us and set the stage for your success as you engage and explore the many opportunities the field of criminal justice has to offer.

For new or returning students, How to Apply!

For current GHC students who have 50 or more hours of college credit and have completed all four required criminal justice courses (CRJU 1100-Introduction to Criminal Justice, CRJU 2111-The American Police System, CRJU 2311-Corrections and CRJU 2411-Criminology) and wish to go into the bachelor’s program, please Apply Now and take our brief new Student Introduction Quiz.