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 Technology
    Associate of Science (A.S.) – Law Enforcement
    Certificate – Law Enforcement
    Certificate – 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 Justice
    Certificate – Criminal Justice
    Diploma – Criminal Justice
    Diploma – Paralegal Assistant

  • Carl Sandburg College- Galesburg, IL
    Programs Offered:
    Associate of Applied Science (AAS) – Criminal Justice
    Certificate – Criminal Justice

  • City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College- Chicago, IL
    Programs Offered:
    Associate of Applied Science (AAS) – Criminal Justice
    Associate of Arts – Criminal Justice
    Certificate – Basic Police Services

  • City Colleges of Chicago-Kennedy-King College- Chicago, IL
    Programs Offered:
    Associate of Arts – Criminal Justice
    Associate 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 Justice
    Certificate – Criminal Justice

  • City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College- Chicago, IL
    Programs Offered:
    Associate in Applied Science – Criminal Justice
    Associate in Applied Science – Paralegal
    Certificate – Criminal Justice

  • College of DuPage- Glen Ellyn, IL
    Programs Offered:
    Associate in Applied Science – Paralegal Studies
    Associate in Arts – Criminal Justice
    Associate of Applied Science (AAS) – Criminal Justice
    Certificate – Criminal Justice
    Certificate – Homeland Security
    Certificate – Paralegal Studies

  • College of Lake County- Grayslake, IL
    Programs Offered:
    Associate in Applied Science – Paralegal Studies
    Associate of Applied Science (AAS) – Criminal Justice
    Associate of Arts – Criminal Justice
    Certificate – Criminal Justice
    Certificate – Emergency and Disaster Management
    Certificate – Paralegal Studies

  • Danville Area Community College- Danville, IL
    Programs Offered:
    Associate of Science (A.S.) – Law Enforcement
    Associate of Science (A.S.) – Parole Officer
    Bachelor of Science (B.S.) – Law Enforcement 2+2 Program

  • DeVry University- Downers Grove, IL
    Programs Offered:
    Bachelor Degree – Criminal Justice
    (online)
  • Elgin Community College- Elgin, IL
    Programs Offered:
    Associate of Applied Science (AAS) – Criminal Justice
    Associate of Applied Science (AAS) – Paralegal
    Certificate – Law Enforcement
    Certificate – Public Safety Communications
    Vocational Certificate – Nurse-Legal Consultant
    Vocational 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 Justice
    Master 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 Studies
    Associate of Applied Science (AAS) – Emergency Management
    Associate of Applied Science (AAS) – Forensic Science
    Associate of Applied Science (AAS) – Law Enforcement
    Certificate – Emergency Management
    Certificate – Forensic Science
    Certificate – Public Safety Dispatcher

  • Heartland Community College- Normal, IL
    Programs Offered:
    Associate of Applied Science (AAS) – Criminal Justice
    Certificate – Corrections

  • Illinois Central College- East Peoria, IL
    Programs Offered:
    Associate in Arts and Science – Criminal Justice
    Associate of Applied Science (AAS) – Crime Scene Technology
    Associate of Applied Science (AAS) – Industrial and Business Security
    Associate of Applied Science (AAS) – Law Enforcement
    In-Service Training – Central Illinois Police Training Center

  • Illinois Eastern Community Colleges- Mount Carmel, IL / Olney, IL / Robinson, IL
    Programs Offered:
    Associate Degree – Corrections Parole Officer
    Associate Degree – Corrections/Youth Supervisor
    Associate of Science (A.S.) – Administration of Justice
    Associate of Science (A.S.) – Corrections
    Associate of Science (A.S.) – Corrections-Parole Officer
    Associate of Science (A.S.) – Corrections-Youth Supervisor
    Associate of Science (A.S.) – Crime Scene Investigation
    Bachelor of Arts – Corrections-Parole Officer
    Bachelor of Arts – Corrections-Youth Supervisor

  • Illinois State University- Normal, IL
    Programs Offered:
    Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science (B.S.) – Criminal Justice
    Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science (B.S.) – Political Science – Leadership and Social Justice
    Master of Arts/Master of Science (M.S.) – Criminal Justice

  • Illinois Valley Community College- Oglesby, IL
    Programs Offered:
    Associate of Applied Science (AAS) – Criminal Justice
    Certificate – Criminal Justice
    Certificate – Forensic Investigations

  • ITT Technical Institute- Burr Ridge, IL / Mount Prospect, IL / Orland Park, IL
    Programs Offered:
    Associate of Applied Science (AAS) – Criminal Justice
    Associate of Applied Science (AAS) – Criminal Justice
    (online)
    Bachelor of Applied Science – Criminal Justice
    Bachelor of Applied Science – Criminal Justice
    (online)
  • John A Logan College- Carterville, IL
    Programs Offered:
    Associate of Applied Science (AAS) – Criminal Justice
    Certificate – Criminal Justice

  • Joliet Junior College- Joliet, IL
    Programs Offered:
    Associate of Applied Science (AAS) – Criminal Justice
    Associate of Applied Science (AAS) – Law Enforcement
    Certificate – Corrections
    Certificate – 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 Enforcement
    Associate in Applied Science – Paralegal/Legal Assistant Studies
    Associate in Arts – Criminal Justice
    Certificate – 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) – Corrections
    Associate of Applied Science (AAS) – Criminal Justice
    Associate 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 Justice
    Associate of Applied Science (AAS) – Paralegal
    Certificate of Proficiency – Criminal Justice
    Certificate of Proficiency – Paralegal

  • Lewis University- Romeoville, IL
    Programs Offered:
    Associate of Science (A.S.) – Forensic Investigations
    Bachelor Degree – Criminal Justice
    (online)
    Bachelor of Arts – Paralegal Studies
    Bachelor of Science (B.S.) – Criminal/Social Justice
    Master of Science (M.S.) – Criminal/Social Justice
    Masters Degree – Criminal Justice
    (online)
  • Lincoln College- Lincoln, IL
    Programs Offered:
    Associate Degree – Criminal Justice
    (online)
    Associate of Arts – Criminal Justice
    Associate of Science (A.S.) – Criminal Justice
    Bachelor 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 Justice
    Master of Arts – Criminal Justice

  • MacCormac College- Chicago, IL
    Programs Offered:
    Associate in Applied Science – Court Reporting
    Associate of Applied Science (AAS) – Court Reporting
    Associate of Science (A.S.) – Paralegal Studies
    Certificate – Legal Office Technology

  • MacMurray College- Jacksonville, IL
    Programs Offered:
    Associate of Science (A.S.) – Criminal Justice
    Bachelor 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 Reporting
    Bachelor of Science (B.S.) – Realtime Reporting
    Bachelor 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 Justice
    Certificate – Security Services

  • Morton College- Cicero, IL
    Programs Offered:
    Associate in Applied Science – Law Enforcement Education
    Associate 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 Justice
    Associate in Applied Science – Paralegal
    Associate of Applied Science (AAS) – Criminal Justice
    Certificate – Paralegal

  • Oakton Community College- Des Plaines, IL
    Programs Offered:
    Associate of Applied Science (AAS) – Law Enforcement
    Certificate – Law Enforcement

  • Olivet Nazarene University- Bourbonnais, IL
    Programs Offered:
    Bachelor of Science (B.S.) – Chemistry – Forensics Concentration
    Bachelor of Science (B.S.) – Criminal Justice

  • Parkland College- Champaign, IL
    Programs Offered:
    Associate of Applied Science (AAS) – Criminal Justice
    Associate 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 Justice
    Bachelor of Science (B.S.) – Criminal Justice
    Bachelor 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 – Paralegal
    Associate Degree – Paralegal
    (online)
    Associate of Arts – Accounting – Financial Investigations (Online)
    (online)
    Associate of Science (A.S.) – Criminal Justice
    Associate 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 Justice
    Associate of Arts – Criminal Justice
    Occupational Certificate – Criminal Justice – Corrections
    Occupational Certificate – Criminal Justice – Police Science
    Occupational Certificate – Criminal Justice – Private Protection

  • Richard J. Daley College- Chicago, IL
    Programs Offered:
    Associate of Applied Science (AAS) – Criminal Justice
    Associate of Applied Science (AAS) – Public Police Requirements
    Certificate – Criminal Justice

  • Richland Community College- Decatur, IL
    Programs Offered:
    Associate of Applied Science (AAS) – Corrections
    Associate of Applied Science (AAS) – Criminal Justice
    Certificate – Correctional Officer
    Certificate – Emergency Telecommunications
    Certificate – Patrol Officer
    Certificate – Probation and Parole Officer

  • Robert Morris University- Chicago, IL
    Programs Offered:
    Associate in Applied Science – Paralegal Studies
    Bachelor 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 Security
    Associate of Applied Science (AAS) – Paralegal
    Diploma – Legal Secretary

  • Roosevelt University- Chicago, IL
    Programs Offered:
    Bachelor of Arts – Criminal Justice
    Bachelor of Arts – Paralegal
    Bachelor of Professional Studies – Criminal Justice Leadership
    Certificate – Paralegal
    Diploma – 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) – Corrections
    Associate of Applied Science (AAS) – Law Enforcement

  • Shawnee College- Ullin, IL
    Programs Offered:
    Associate of Applied Science (AAS) – Administration of Justice Technology
    Certificate – Computer Forensics and Investigations
    Certificate – Criminal Justice Technology

  • South Suburban College- South Holland, IL
    Programs Offered:
    Associate in Applied Science – Court Reporting/Verbatim Technology
    Associate in Applied Science – Paralegal/Legal Assistant
    Associate of Applied Science (AAS) – Court Reporting
    Associate of Applied Science (AAS) – Criminal Justice
    Certificate – Court Reporting
    Certificate – Court Reporting/Verbatim Technology
    Certificate – Court Reporting/Verbatim Technology Basic
    Certificate – Court Reporting/Verbatim Technology Machine Shorthand Secretarial
    Certificate – Criminal Justice
    Certificate – Paralegal/Legal Assistant

  • Southeastern Illinois College- Harrisburg, IL
    Programs Offered:
    Associate of Applied Science (AAS) – Criminal Justice
    Certificate – Law Enforcement

  • Southern Illinois University-Carbondale- Carbondale, IL
    Programs Offered:
    Bachelor of Arts – Criminology
    Bachelor of Arts – Paralegal Studies
    Bachelor of Science (B.S.) – Criminal Justice
    Bachelor 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 Studies
    Associate of Applied Science (AAS) – Administration of Justice
    Certificate – 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 Administration
    Associate of Arts – Criminal Justice Administration
    Associate of Science (A.S.) – Criminal Justice Administration

  • University of Illinois at Chicago- Chicago, IL
    Programs Offered:
    Bachelor of Arts – Criminology, Law, and Justice
    Doctor of Philosophy – Criminology, Law, and Justice
    Master 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 Management
    Bachelor of Science (B.S.) – Forensic Chemistry
    Bachelor 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 Justice
    Bachelor of Science (B.S.) – Criminal Justice
    (online)

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