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CJ-AS - Criminal Justice


Official Name of Program

Criminal Justice

Plan Code


Department(s) Sponsoring Program



Degree Designation

AS - Associate in Science



NYSED Program Code

32344 - CRJQCC-BS

CIP Code


The Dual /Joint A.S. /B.A. Program between Queensborough Community College and John Jay College of Criminal Justice in Criminal Justice is designed so Queensborough students will earn 45 credits toward the John Jay College Core Requirements and 15 required credits toward the Criminal Justice major. A.S. graduates will transfer seamlessly to the third year of study in the B.S. program in Criminal Justice at John Jay. Through its Educational Partnership program, John Jay College will contribute to the student advisement and support process while students are studying at Queensborough. Students who complete the program will be well prepared for many employment opportunities in criminal justice and related fields.

Growth in employment in criminal justice fields increases the need for individuals who have received relevant academic training. Nationwide and statewide data and projections for jobs related to criminal justice indicate a robust employment picture with projected strong growth in both private and public sectors. Some areas in which employment opportunities are available include law enforcement, corrections, courts services, and security.