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Online Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

Want to serve your community or country in the field of criminal justice? Get the foundational knowledge and training you need with the online Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice program at South University. This online bachelor’s in Criminal Justice program gives you an opportunity to study the functions of the criminal justice system and explore various perspectives on the causes of crime—all in a supportive, engaging environment.

In your online courses, you’ll examine the response by police, courts, and corrections to crime and violence as well as discuss important topics related to professional ethics, juvenile delinquency, and race, class, and gender in the criminal justice system. In your elective courses, you can learn more about areas that interest you, including white collar, organized, or cyber crime, crime mapping, homeland security, immigration, community-based corrections, forensics, and more.

Prepare for Your Future in Criminal Justice

Earning your bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice can prepare you to pursue an entry-level criminal justice role or to move on to graduate-level study, potentially within South University’s graduate campus or online Master of Science in Criminal Justice program.

After completing your bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, you should be ready to:

  • Demonstrate mastery of skills in theoretical and applied criminal justice as well as in principles and practices to effectively solve a variety of field-based problems.
  • Understand the causes of crime and delinquency, the process of adjudicating criminal cases, and the major components of the criminal justice system.
  • Demonstrate effective communication and ethical skills as applied to the discipline.
  • Develop techniques to effectively interpret and use research methodology and scientific reasoning to study crime and justice.

Earn an Online Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice on Your Schedule

South University, Online Programs can give you the flexibility and control to access your academic resources and courses anytime, day or night, whenever it’s most convenient for you. Our faculty and staff also make sure that online never means out of touch, supporting you every step of the way as you work toward achieving your goals.

Learn more today about earning your Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice at South University.

Note: This program is not available to residents of Alabama, Massachusetts, New York, Oregon and Washington DC.
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