Illinois Criminal Justice Schools, Colleges & Degree Programs

Below is a comprehensive directory of the accredited colleges and universities in the state of Illinois that offer criminal Justice degrees, programs and courses.

Illinois Criminal Justice Programs

  • American Intercontinental University- Hoffman Estates, IL
    Programs Offered: Associate Degree – Criminal Justice (online) Associate of Arts – Business Administration (Criminal Justice Administration concentration) (online) Bachelor Degree – Criminal Justice (online) Bachelor of Science – Criminal Justice (Forensic Science concentration)  (online) Bachelor of Science (B.S.) – Criminal Justice (Law Enforcement concentration) (online) Bachelor of Science (B.S.) – Criminal Justice (Special Populations concentration) (online)
  • Aurora University- Aurora, IL
    Programs Offered: Bachelor of Arts – Criminal Justice 
  • Benedictine University- Lisle, IL
    Programs Offered: Bachelor Degree – Criminal Justice (online) Certificate – Criminal Justice (online)
  • Black Hawk College- Moline, IL
    Programs Offered: Associate of Applied Science (AAS) – Law Enforcement TechnologyAssociate of Science (A.S.) – Law EnforcementCertificate – Law EnforcementCertificate – Private Security
  • Blackburn College- Carlinville, IL
    Programs Offered: Bachelor of Arts – Criminal Justice 
  • Brown Mackie College- Moline, IL
    Programs Offered: Associate of Applied Science (AAS) – Criminal JusticeCertificate – Criminal JusticeDiploma – Criminal JusticeDiploma – Paralegal Assistant
  • Carl Sandburg College- Galesburg, IL
    Programs Offered: Associate of Applied Science (AAS) – Criminal JusticeCertificate – Criminal Justice
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College- Chicago, IL
    Programs Offered: Associate of Applied Science (AAS) – Criminal JusticeAssociate of Arts – Criminal JusticeCertificate – Basic Police Services
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Kennedy-King College- Chicago, IL
    Programs Offered: Associate of Arts – Criminal JusticeAssociate of Science (A.S.) – Criminal Justice
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College- Chicago, IL
    Programs Offered: Certificate – Criminal Justice/Public Police Service
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Truman College- Chicago, IL
    Programs Offered: Associate of Applied Science (AAS) – Criminal JusticeCertificate – Criminal Justice 
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College- Chicago, IL
    Programs Offered: Associate in Applied Science – Criminal JusticeAssociate in Applied Science – ParalegalCertificate – Criminal Justice
  • College of DuPage- Glen Ellyn, IL
    Programs Offered: Associate in Applied Science – Paralegal StudiesAssociate in Arts – Criminal JusticeAssociate of Applied Science (AAS) – Criminal JusticeCertificate – Criminal JusticeCertificate – Homeland SecurityCertificate – Paralegal Studies
  • College of Lake County- Grayslake, IL
    Programs Offered: Associate in Applied Science – Paralegal StudiesAssociate of Applied Science (AAS) – Criminal JusticeAssociate of Arts – Criminal JusticeCertificate – Criminal JusticeCertificate – Emergency and Disaster ManagementCertificate – Paralegal Studies
  • Danville Area Community College- Danville, IL
    Programs Offered: Associate of Science (A.S.) – Law EnforcementAssociate of Science (A.S.) – Parole OfficerBachelor of Science (B.S.) – Law Enforcement 2+2 Program
  • Elgin Community College- Elgin, IL
    Programs Offered: Associate of Applied Science (AAS) – Criminal JusticeAssociate of Applied Science (AAS) – ParalegalCertificate – Law EnforcementCertificate – Public Safety CommunicationsVocational Certificate – Nurse-Legal ConsultantVocational Certificate – Paralegal
  • John Hancock University- Chicago, IL
    Programs Offered: Associate of Applied Science (AAS) – Paralegal Studies (online) Bachelor of Arts – Paralegal Studies  (online) Bachelor of Science (B.S.) – Behavioral Sciences – Criminal Justice (online) Bachelor of Science (B.S.) – Criminal Justice (online) Certificate – Fraud Examination (online)
  • Eureka College- Eureka, IL
    Programs Offered: Bachelor of Science (B.S.) – Criminal Justice/Sociology 
  • Governors State University- University Park, IL
    Programs Offered: Bachelor of Arts – Criminal JusticeMaster of Arts – Political and Justice Studies
  • Greenville College- Greenville, IL
    Programs Offered: Bachelor of Science (B.S.) – Criminal Justice 
  • Harper College- Palatine, IL
    Programs Offered: Associate in Applied Science – Paralegal StudiesAssociate of Applied Science (AAS) – Emergency ManagementAssociate of Applied Science (AAS) – Forensic ScienceAssociate of Applied Science (AAS) – Law EnforcementCertificate – Emergency ManagementCertificate – Forensic ScienceCertificate – Public Safety Dispatcher 
  • Heartland Community College- Normal, IL
    Programs Offered: Associate of Applied Science (AAS) – Criminal JusticeCertificate – Corrections
  • Illinois Central College- East Peoria, IL
    Programs Offered: Associate in Arts and Science – Criminal JusticeAssociate of Applied Science (AAS) – Crime Scene TechnologyAssociate of Applied Science (AAS) – Industrial and Business SecurityAssociate of Applied Science (AAS) – Law EnforcementIn-Service Training – Central Illinois Police Training Center
  • Illinois Eastern Community Colleges- Mount Carmel, IL / Olney, IL / Robinson, IL
    Programs Offered: Associate Degree – Corrections Parole OfficerAssociate Degree – Corrections/Youth SupervisorAssociate of Science (A.S.) – Administration of JusticeAssociate of Science (A.S.) – CorrectionsAssociate of Science (A.S.) – Corrections-Parole OfficerAssociate of Science (A.S.) – Corrections-Youth SupervisorAssociate of Science (A.S.) – Crime Scene InvestigationBachelor of Arts – Corrections-Parole OfficerBachelor of Arts – Corrections-Youth Supervisor
  • Illinois State University- Normal, IL
    Programs Offered: Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science (B.S.) – Criminal JusticeBachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science (B.S.) – Political Science – Leadership and Social JusticeMaster of Arts/Master of Science (M.S.) – Criminal Justice 
  • Illinois Valley Community College- Oglesby, IL
    Programs Offered: Associate of Applied Science (AAS) – Criminal JusticeCertificate – Criminal JusticeCertificate – Forensic Investigations
  • ITT Technical Institute- Burr Ridge, IL / Mount Prospect, IL / Orland Park, IL
    Programs Offered: Associate of Applied Science (AAS) – Criminal JusticeAssociate of Applied Science (AAS) – Criminal Justice (online) Bachelor of Applied Science – Criminal JusticeBachelor of Applied Science – Criminal Justice (online)
  • John A Logan College- Carterville, IL
    Programs Offered: Associate of Applied Science (AAS) – Criminal JusticeCertificate – Criminal Justice
  • Joliet Junior College- Joliet, IL
    Programs Offered: Associate of Applied Science (AAS) – Criminal JusticeAssociate of Applied Science (AAS) – Law EnforcementCertificate – CorrectionsCertificate – Criminal Justice
  • Judson University- Elgin, IL
    Programs Offered: Master of Arts – Organizational Leadership
  • Kankakee Community College- Kankakee, IL
    Programs Offered: Associate in Applied Science – Law EnforcementAssociate in Applied Science – Paralegal/Legal Assistant StudiesAssociate in Arts – Criminal JusticeCertificate – Paralegal/Legal Assistant Studies
  • Kaplan University- Chicago, IL
    Programs Offered: Certificate – Criminal Justice (online) Certificate – Forensics (online) Post Baccalaureate Certificate – Paralegal 
  • Kaskaskia College- Centralia, IL
    Programs Offered: Certificate – Criminal Justice
  • Kishwaukee College- Malta, IL
    Programs Offered: Associate of Applied Science (AAS) – CorrectionsAssociate of Applied Science (AAS) – Criminal JusticeAssociate of Science (A.S.) – Criminal Justice
  • Lake Land College- Mattoon, IL
    Programs Offered: Associate in Arts – Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement
  • Lewis and Clark Community College- Godfrey, IL
    Programs Offered: Associate of Applied Science (AAS) – Criminal JusticeAssociate of Applied Science (AAS) – ParalegalCertificate of Proficiency – Criminal JusticeCertificate of Proficiency – Paralegal
  • Lewis University- Romeoville, IL
    Programs Offered: Associate of Science (A.S.) – Forensic InvestigationsBachelor Degree – Criminal Justice (online) Bachelor of Arts – Paralegal StudiesBachelor of Science (B.S.) – Criminal/Social JusticeMaster of Science (M.S.) – Criminal/Social JusticeMasters Degree – Criminal Justice (online)
  • Lincoln College- Lincoln, IL
    Programs Offered: Associate Degree – Criminal Justice (online) Associate of Arts – Criminal JusticeAssociate of Science (A.S.) – Criminal JusticeBachelor Degree – Criminal Justice (online)
  • Lincoln Land Community College- Springfield, IL
    Programs Offered: Associate of Applied Science (AAS) – Criminal Justice (online) Associate of Arts – Criminal Justice  (online) Associate of Arts – Law Enforcement (online) Certificate of Achievement – Criminal Justice Studies (online) Certificate of Completion – Community Police Officer (online)
  • Loyola University Chicago- Chicago, IL
    Programs Offered: Bachelor of Science (B.S.) – Criminal JusticeMaster of Arts – Criminal Justice
  • MacCormac College- Chicago, IL
    Programs Offered: Associate in Applied Science – Court ReportingAssociate of Applied Science (AAS) – Court ReportingAssociate of Science (A.S.) – Paralegal StudiesCertificate – Legal Office Technology
  • MacMurray College- Jacksonville, IL
    Programs Offered: Associate of Science (A.S.) – Criminal JusticeBachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science (B.S.) – Criminal Justice
  • McHenry County College- Crystal Lake, IL
    Programs Offered: Associate of Applied Science (AAS) – Criminal Justice 
  • Midstate College- Peoria, IL
    Programs Offered: Associate of Applied Science (AAS) – Judicial ReportingBachelor of Science (B.S.) – Realtime ReportingBachelor of Science (B.S.) – Realtime Reporting – Judicial Reporting
  • Millikin University- Decatur, IL
    Programs Offered: Bachelor of Arts – Human Services 
  • Moraine Valley Community College- Palos Hills, IL
    Programs Offered: Associate of Applied Science (AAS) – Criminal JusticeCertificate – Security Services
  • Morton College- Cicero, IL
    Programs Offered: Associate in Applied Science – Law Enforcement EducationAssociate in Arts – Criminal Justice
  • Northeastern Illinois University- Chicago, IL
    Programs Offered: Bachelor of Arts – Justice Studies
  • Northwestern College- Bridgeview, IL / Chicago, IL
    Programs Offered: Associate Degree – Criminal Justice (online) Associate in Applied Science – Criminal JusticeAssociate in Applied Science – ParalegalAssociate of Applied Science (AAS) – Criminal JusticeCertificate – Paralegal
  • Oakton Community College- Des Plaines, IL
    Programs Offered: Associate of Applied Science (AAS) – Law EnforcementCertificate – Law Enforcement
  • Olivet Nazarene University- Bourbonnais, IL
    Programs Offered: Bachelor of Science (B.S.) – Chemistry – Forensics ConcentrationBachelor of Science (B.S.) – Criminal Justice
  • Parkland College- Champaign, IL
    Programs Offered: Associate of Applied Science (AAS) – Criminal JusticeAssociate of Arts – Criminal Justice Education
  • Prairie State College- Chicago Heights, IL
    Programs Offered: Associate of Arts – Criminal Justice
  • Quincy University- Quincy, IL
    Programs Offered: Associate of Applied Science (AAS) – Criminal JusticeBachelor of Science (B.S.) – Criminal JusticeBachelor of Science (B.S.) – Forensic Science
  • Rasmussen College- Aurora, IL / Rockford, IL / Romeoville, IL
    Programs Offered: Associate Degree – Corrections (online) Associate Degree – Criminal Justice (online) Associate Degree – Forensics (online) Associate Degree – Homeland Security (online) Associate Degree – ParalegalAssociate Degree – Paralegal (online) Associate of Arts – Accounting – Financial Investigations (Online) (online) Associate of Science (A.S.) – Criminal JusticeAssociate of Science (A.S.) – Criminal Justice – Corrections (online) Associate of Science (A.S.) – Criminal Justice – Crime Scene Evidence (online) Associate of Science (A.S.) – Criminal Justice – Homeland Security (online) Associate of Science (A.S.) – Criminal Justice – Law Enforcement  (online) Bachelor Degree – Corrections (online) Bachelor Degree – Criminal Justice (online) Bachelor Degree – Homeland Security (online) Bachelor of Science (B.S.) – Criminal Justice (online)
  • Rend Lake College- Ina, IL
    Programs Offered: Associate of Applied Science (AAS) – Criminal JusticeAssociate of Arts – Criminal JusticeOccupational Certificate – Criminal Justice – CorrectionsOccupational Certificate – Criminal Justice – Police ScienceOccupational Certificate – Criminal Justice – Private Protection
  • Richard J. Daley College- Chicago, IL
    Programs Offered: Associate of Applied Science (AAS) – Criminal JusticeAssociate of Applied Science (AAS) – Public Police RequirementsCertificate – Criminal Justice
  • Richland Community College- Decatur, IL
    Programs Offered: Associate of Applied Science (AAS) – CorrectionsAssociate of Applied Science (AAS) – Criminal JusticeCertificate – Correctional OfficerCertificate – Emergency TelecommunicationsCertificate – Patrol OfficerCertificate – Probation and Parole Officer 
  • Robert Morris University- Chicago, IL
    Programs Offered: Associate in Applied Science – Paralegal StudiesBachelor of Professional Studies – Law Office Administration
  • Rock Valley College- Rockford, IL
    Programs Offered: Associate in Applied Science – Criminal Justice 
  • Rockford Career College- Rockford, IL
    Programs Offered: Associate of Applied Science (AAS) – Information Technology – Network SecurityAssociate of Applied Science (AAS) – ParalegalDiploma – Legal Secretary
  • Roosevelt University- Chicago, IL
    Programs Offered: Bachelor of Arts – Criminal JusticeBachelor of Arts – ParalegalBachelor of Professional Studies – Criminal Justice LeadershipCertificate – ParalegalDiploma – Paralegal
  • Saint Xavier University- Chicago, IL
    Programs Offered: Bachelor Degree – Criminal Justice
  • Sauk Valley Community College- Dixon, IL
    Programs Offered: Associate of Applied Science (AAS) – CorrectionsAssociate of Applied Science (AAS) – Law Enforcement
  • Shawnee College- Ullin, IL
    Programs Offered: Associate of Applied Science (AAS) – Administration of Justice TechnologyCertificate – Computer Forensics and InvestigationsCertificate – Criminal Justice Technology
  • South Suburban College- South Holland, IL
    Programs Offered: Associate in Applied Science – Court Reporting/Verbatim TechnologyAssociate in Applied Science – Paralegal/Legal AssistantAssociate of Applied Science (AAS) – Court ReportingAssociate of Applied Science (AAS) – Criminal JusticeCertificate – Court ReportingCertificate – Court Reporting/Verbatim TechnologyCertificate – Court Reporting/Verbatim Technology BasicCertificate – Court Reporting/Verbatim Technology Machine Shorthand SecretarialCertificate – Criminal JusticeCertificate – Paralegal/Legal Assistant
  • Southeastern Illinois College- Harrisburg, IL
    Programs Offered: Associate of Applied Science (AAS) – Criminal JusticeCertificate – Law Enforcement
  • Southern Illinois University-Carbondale- Carbondale, IL
    Programs Offered: Bachelor of Arts – CriminologyBachelor of Arts – Paralegal StudiesBachelor of Science (B.S.) – Criminal JusticeBachelor of Science (B.S.) – Forensics
  • Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville- Edwardsville, IL
    Programs Offered: Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science (B.S.) – Criminal Justice 
  • Southwestern Illinois College- Belleville, IL
    Programs Offered: Associate in Applied Science – Paralegal StudiesAssociate of Applied Science (AAS) – Administration of JusticeCertificate – Administration of Justice
  • Sparks College- Shelbyville, IL
    Programs Offered: Certificate – Court Reporting  (online)
  • Benedictine University at Springfield- Springfield, IL
    Programs Offered: Associate of Science (A.S.) – Forensics
  • Taylor Business Institute- Chicago, IL
    Programs Offered: Associate of Applied Science (AAS) – Criminal Justice 
  • The Chicago School of Professional Psychology- Chicago, IL
    Programs Offered: Masters Degree – Forensics (online) Psy. D – Forensic Psychology
  • Triton College- River Grove, IL
    Programs Offered: Associate of Applied Science (AAS) – Criminal Justice AdministrationAssociate of Arts – Criminal Justice AdministrationAssociate of Science (A.S.) – Criminal Justice Administration
  • University of Illinois at Chicago- Chicago, IL
    Programs Offered: Bachelor of Arts – Criminology, Law, and JusticeDoctor of Philosophy – Criminology, Law, and JusticeMaster of Arts – Criminology, Law, and Justice
  • University of Illinois-Springfield- Springfield, IL
    Programs Offered: Bachelor of Arts – Criminal Justice
  • Waubonsee Community College- Sugar Grove, IL
    Programs Offered: Bachelor of Science (B.S.) – Criminal Justice 
  • Western Illinois University- Macomb, IL
    Programs Offered: Bachelor of Science (B.S.) – Emergency ManagementBachelor of Science (B.S.) – Forensic ChemistryBachelor of Science (B.S.) – Law Enforcement and Justice Administration
  • Westwood College- Calumet City, IL / Chicago, IL / Woodridge, IL
    Programs Offered: Bachelor Degree – Criminal Justice (online) Bachelor of Science (B.S.) – Criminal JusticeBachelor of Science (B.S.) – Criminal Justice (online)

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