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Bachelor of Criminal Justice

Overview

The Bachelor of Criminal Justice degree is designed for students who have already completed an applied associate's degree in a related area such as law enforcement, human services technology, corrections technology, or police administration.

It offers students with technical education backgrounds an academic program to broaden their education, helping them qualify for careers in law enforcement administration, parole and probation, forensic science, adult and juvenile corrections, and police administration.

 

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What courses will you take?

The curriculum is composed of general courses from the humanities, natural sciences, and social sciences, as well as a specific core of professional courses.

Course list

Transferring Credits

The Bachelor of Criminal Justice degree is designed for students who have completed an associate's degree. Find information on transferring your credits.

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Career Opportunities

Further your education and advance your career! Over 80% of our students are non-traditional students employed full time in the criminal justice field.

Learn how to enforce the law using theories and research in criminal behavior, police decision-making processes, punishment, and the criminal justice system in the U.S.

Flexible Online Format

With asynchronous coursework and flexible advising, students can complete their degree on their own schedule. Take a full load and finish the degree in four semesters, or pace your courses to fit your life and career.

Admission Requirements

  • A conferred associate's degree in the criminal justice field from a two-year technical degree program (90 or more quarter hours or 60 or more semester hours) from a regionally accredited community college, regional campus, technical college, or university
  • Cumulative grade-point average (GPA) of 2.0 or higher