¹ The first payment match program applies to the monthly auto and mail pay options and varies by program.
Tuition and Payment Options
Criminal Justice Associate Degree Tuition
Take the first steps towards a career in the criminal justice field with our Criminal Justice Associate Degree online program. With affordable payment plan options, you can get started today!
Pricing is for the first semester of a four-semester program. The total cost of the Associate Degree in Criminal Justice tuition will be $4,500 - $6,700* depending on which payment plan you choose for your first semester tuition. The cost per semester is based on a price of up to $110 per credit. The total credits and the cost per credit are subject to change per semester. Program cost does not reflect any prior-earned eligible credits you may transfer in or credits awarded through a Prior Learning Assessment.
*The difference between the payment options is the dollar amount the credit will cost you for selecting a monthly payment plan versus paying in full.
Choose from one of our customized payment options below or call for details on our first payment match program.¹ You can get started today.
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Is the tuition listed on the page for the entire Criminal Justice Associate Degree Program?
No, the above tuition is for semester one only. The Criminal Justice Associate Degree consists of four college semesters, each with it's own tuition. The A.S. in Criminal Justice Degree consists of 71 credits (Semester One: 17 credits, Semester Two: 18 credits, Semester Three: 18 credits, Semester Four: 18 credits). Penn Foster College reserves the right to adjust the tuition and fees in subsequent semesters. In addition, a non-refundable shipping and handling fee of $65 for each semester will be charged.
Do I have to pay off my full semester one tuition before moving on to my next semester?
No! If you've chosen a monthly payment plan for your online health care management classes and are still making payments when you complete semester 1, your tuition balance will be rolled into the tuition total for your next semester. This can increase the cost of your monthly payments.