Amarillo College Criminal Justice Program ranks Top 10 in the country

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AMARILLO, Texas (KFDA) - The Criminal Justice Program at Amarillo College is ranked as one of the top 10 in the country.

That’s according to’s list of Best Online Associate Degree Programs in Criminal Justice for 2019.

Amarillo College’s fully online program, which requires 60 hours and typically takes two years to complete, is ranked 7th in the country.

According to a news release, the rankings are created annually and are based on factors such as academic quality, affordability and online competency.

BestColleges says Amarillo College’s inexpensive tuition and open admission policy “make it a desirable option for students looking to acquire skills prior to entering the workplace or those seeking a smooth transition into a four-year institution.”

“We are honored to be considered among the top online associate degree programs in the country,” said Director of AC’s Criminal Justice Program Eric Wallace. “Our faculty is totally committed to student success and I think that is an asset that is difficult to miss by anyone who takes a good, close look.”

The Criminal Justice Program is one of 14 online certificate and associate programs that Amarillo College offers for those looking to learn their diploma online.

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