Criminal Justice Studies

Criminal Justice Studies

Criminal Justice Studies (AA)

Learn from experienced faculty who have worked as police officers, corrections officers and lawyers as you prepare to launch a career in the criminal justice field or build a foundation to pursue further study. In our Criminal Justice Studies Associate in Arts (AA) degree program, you'll get an overview of the criminal justice system and gain practical experience through training exercises with local law enforcement and internship opportunities.

A significant number of our Criminal Justice Studies graduates eventually go on to law school.

Program Highlights

  • Also available at Schenectady County Community College as a Delhi Partnership Program
  • Easy transfer to Albany Law School
  • Experienced criminal justice professionals on faculty
  • Practical training with local law enforcement
  • Work with Delaware County Sheriff's Department, Delhi Police Department, or University Police on a special project

Career Opportunities

This program prepares you to secure an entry-level job in a variety of criminal justice specialties and related fields, including:

  • Local police department, sheriff's department, or New York State Police
  • Corrections
  • Courts
  • Probation
  • Parole
  • Child Protective Services
  • Social Work

Popular Bachelor's Degree Opportunity at SUNY Delhi

Recommended Admissions Requirements

  • 75 High School GPA with a Regents Diploma or 2.0 Cumulative Transfer GPA 
  • Completed Coursework in Algebra; Geometry and Biology Recommended


  • SUNY Curriculum Code: 2414