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OnlineEducation.com Announces the Addition of Fully Accredited Law and Criminal Justice Degree Programs to its Current Website Offerings
Date:2/3/2010

Over the past few years, the rising popularity of television shows dealing with criminal justice, whether law enforcement or forensics, has spurred huge growth in the number of individuals desiring to study and work in this ever-changing and expanding industry. Because the field of criminal justice includes nearly every level of law enforcement, there are numerous and interesting career paths to follow. Making the decision to earn an online degree is a serious one which involves a significant personal commitment of time and energy, not to mention the financial obligation. Prospective students should recognize that many online education websites are no more than diploma mills, which offer inferior degrees obtainable in unrealistic time frames. OnlineEducation.com now offers a complete listing of Law and Criminal Justice degree programs which consumers can trust to be fully accredited and respected.

San Francisco (PRWEB) February 3, 2010 -- OnlineEducation.com, the nation’s leading independent resource for education online, announced today that online law and criminal justice degrees have been added to its growing list of accredited online degree programs now available through its website. The field of Law and Criminal Justice continues to experience steady growth and provides solid opportunities for employment and advancement, in part due to the saturation of popular television programs dealing with this subject, but also due to the events of 9/11 and the subsequent changes in procedures and protocol. Many of the jobs being performed today were virtually nonexistent a decade ago. Before 9/11, there was no Department of Homeland Security; airport security, including the latest scanning technology, was nowhere at the level it is today; and the political upheaval over illegal immigration and the terrorism threat hadn’t made protecting the borders a main priority. The Criminal Justice industry (and law enforcement) offers interested individuals many different career paths.

For prospective students who are undecided about which specific area of law and criminal justice to work in, an online legal studies degree provides a solid educational foundation to pursue a number of different career paths. While not technically a pre-law program, its coursework does prepare students to excel in law school. Classwork focuses on the various subjects of law and legal institutions. It stresses command of the English language and develops an ability to think clearly, concisely and logically. There are law related fields associated with many industries: insurance, social services, human resources, real estate, human rights, business, and many others. Government agencies and the various court systems will continue to need and hire highly educated and skilled individuals. Professionals with a strong understanding of the law will continue to be well paid and in demand.

Events of the past few years have shown the importance of having a strong public safety program. Individuals who work with these agencies, whether they are local, state or federal, need the skills to coordinate and plan public safety programs. An online public safety degree combines management courses with classes in business administration, leadership and fiscal management. Students learn the necessary communication and decision-making skills needed to deal with stressful circumstances.    The coursework relates to the fields of law enforcement, corrections, fire and safety, Homeland Security, or disaster relief. Public safety professionals hold many different jobs and may be responsible for planning evacuations, managing food distribution during a crisis, or arranging emergency medical care for those injured in a natural disaster or other emergency situation, such as a terrorist attack. Employers will continue to need skilled individuals who are trained to promote the health and safety of communities.

Prospective students who earn an online homeland security degree are prepared to work in such diverse areas as domestic intelligence, nuclear weapons detection, border security and other homeland security careers. Individuals who choose this degree program will be expected to keep pace with the changing technologies and requirements associated with homeland security positions. The coursework emphasizes different aspects of security, such as strengthening the security of the nation’s energy or nuclear power plants, handling hazardous materials, or combating cyber-terrorism. Homeland security is one of the fastest-growing job markets in the country and new job creation is expected to increase by 35% over the next decade.

Another popular and growing segment of the law and criminal justice field is the paralegal profession. The National Federation of Paralegal Associations estimates that over 80% of current paralegals have some type of formal paralegal training. However, in today’s competitive job market, it is suggested that individuals have at a minimum an associate’s degree. The recommendation of the NFPA is that anyone wanting to compete successfully for skilled and lucrative positions in this industry needs to have at least a bachelor’s degree. Responsibilities of a paralegal vary greatly depending on the type of employer. This is an exciting and growing field which requires a vast amount of knowledge and skills. Prospective students should enjoy doing research, working under pressure, and meeting deadlines. Good writing and organizational skills are also an advantage when pursuing an online paralegal degree.

About OnlineEducation.com:
OnlineEducation.com is committed to providing prospective online students with the most comprehensive and up-to-date information regarding their online education. Here individuals can find complete descriptions of thousands of online degrees and certification programs, listings of fully accredited colleges and universities, financial aid resources, and suggestions and tools to help ensure a rewarding and successful experience. Exhaustive research has gone into making this website one of the most reliable and trusted sources for potential online students who want accurate and thorough information when making this all-important decision.

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