List of Accredited Online Degrees

Criminal Justice, Law, and Public Safety degree programs draw specific topics from each curriculum, as the programs of study have similar impact on domestic and societal developments. Important governmental institutions, in addition to private and non-profit organizations, support the need for well-educated and trained individuals in the areas of criminal justice and public safety. Each of the primary programs of study can be described as:

Sociology is the study of human society, which encompasses origins, development social groupings, and traditional and non-traditional organizations. The expansive social science is a foundational body of knowledge needed when analyzing the intricacies of human behavior. The field of Sociology can include social class, religion, welfare, government, politics, music, art, literature and anthropology to name a few. A sociologist is trained and educated to apply research and methodologies when analyzing past, present and future trends and events in a society. The goal of the traditional sociologist is to determine conclusive evidence, through scientific research, that will be applied to social programs, economic plans and a general understanding of human interaction.

Political science is focused on the study of state, government, and politics. Political science students engage in relationships serving as the foundation for political events and conditions, while deducing general ideas and concepts about the workings of politics. Political science draws information and inspiration from economics, law, sociology, history, anthropology, public administration, public policy, national politics, international relations, comparative politics, psychology, political organization, and political theory. The critical role of public administration as a practice in addition to an academic study comprises establishments engaged in governmental activities, such as the creation and interpretation of laws and the subsequent regulations and administration of programs based on the applicable jurisprudence. The activities include taxation, national defense, public order and safety, immigration services, foreign affairs, international assistance and the proper administration of government programs.

Criminal justice is a sought after career field by many professionals, and contributes to the safety and protection of a society. The multi-faceted program of study will introduce students to concepts of law creation, court systems, policing procedures, correction facilities in addition to the academic curriculum needed for a broad depth and breadth understanding of the discipline. A foundation in criminal justice will consist of a student learning the goals associated with enforcing laws, reducing crime, providing security and punishing those who infringe on established rules.

Graduates will use the learned foundations of a degree in the social science, especially in political science, sociology and criminal justice to enter careers as policy makers, lawyers, educators, business managers, government organizations and social workers. Successful students can pursue additional education in other concentrations to expand the core knowledge and become specialized in specific areas. Students may wish to become part of social groups to better comprehend the variance of ideas and considerable topics.

 

List of Accredited Online Degrees

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Bachelor of Science in Homeland Security

Keeping the nation safe takes a wide variety of participants. Aside from the obvious first responders, there are maritime specialists, security for private industry, transportation security specia...

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  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor Completion
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    124
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Bachelor of Science Completion Program in Law Enforcement Leadership

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    4-year, Private not-for-profit
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    None

  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor Completion
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Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Systems

Keuka College’s Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice is designed for individuals who have made study of crime and social justice their career and want a competitive edge. It is also ideal...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:
    N/A
  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor Completion
  • Delivery format:
    Hybrid
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    54
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Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

For students who wish to earn the skills and knowledge to enter or strengthen their potential for such careers options as federal and state-level law enforcement, prisons, and probations, the Bach...

  • Sector of Institution:
    4-year, Private not-for-profit
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Presbyterian Church (USA)

  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor Completion
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    124
  • Credit Type:

Accelerated Program for Criminal Justice Professionals

La Roche College offers an Accelerated Program for Criminal Justice Professionals (APCJP) degree. The online program, is designed for current or prior law enforcement officers with three years of ...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:
    Roman Catholic
  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor Completion
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    72
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Criminal Justice Management Online

The online criminal justice program at Lander University is for those who have already found their career choice and want to further their expertise in management and leadership.  Applicants ...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Public, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:
    N/A
  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor Completion
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    90
  • Credit Type:

CALL - Criminal Justice

Earn your degree in CALL - Criminal Justice from McNeese State University ...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Public, 4-year or above
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    N/A

  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor Completion
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    0
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Bachelor of Science in Public Safety Leadership

Mercer University offers a Bachelor of Science in Public Safety Leadership which is designed to allow students who have completed 60 or more hours of undergraduate coursework to earn a bachelor...

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    Private, not-for-profit, 4-year or above
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    N/A

  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor Completion
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    0
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Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences - Criminal Justice

Earn your degree in Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences - Criminal Justice from Midwestern State University...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Public, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    N/A

  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor Completion
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    122
  • Credit Type:

Bachelor of Technology in Professional Studies with a Concentration in Legal Administration

Earn your degree in Bachelor of Technology in Professional Studies with a Concentration in Legal Administration from Mississippi University for Women...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Public, 4-year or above
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  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor Completion
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    124
  • Credit Type:

Bachelor of Science in Criminology & Criminal Justice

Earn your degree in Bachelor of Science in Criminology & Criminal Justice from Missouri State University...

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    4-year, Public
  • Religious Affiliation:

    None

  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor Completion
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    0
  • Credit Type:
    NA

Applied Science - Justice Administration, Bachelor of Applied Science

Earn your degree in Applied Science - Justice Administration, Bachelor of Applied Science from Northern Arizona University...

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    Public, 4-year or above
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    Bachelor Completion
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    120
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iPace BS in Professional Technology Studies

Earn your degree in iPace BS in Professional Technology Studies from Pace University-New York...

  • Sector of Institution:
    4-year, Private not-for-profit
  • Religious Affiliation:

    None

  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor Completion
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    120
  • Credit Type:

Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice

  • Sector of Institution:
    4-year, Public
  • Religious Affiliation:

    None

  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor Completion
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    180
  • Credit Type:
    Per Quarter Credit

Criminal Justice

Reinhardt University believes that students learn best in an environment that allows for a partnership to form between faculty members and students. Their programs are designed with the working pr...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    United Methodist

  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor Completion
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    51
  • Credit Type:

Bachelor of Professional Studies in Paralegal Studies

The Bachelor of Professional Studies in Paralegal Studies degree offered by Roosevelt University is a program of study that is available to students in a completely online format. This program is ...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    N/A

  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor Completion
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    30
  • Credit Type:

Criminal Justice (BA) Concentration in Adjudication

The Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice offered at Saint Peter’s University located in Jersey City, New Jersey, is a part of the university’s School of Professional and Continu...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Roman Catholic Jesuit

  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor Completion
  • Delivery format:
    Hybrid
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    96
  • Credit Type:

Bachelor of Science In Fire Science Management

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  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Roman Catholic

  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor Completion
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    120
  • Credit Type:

Bachelor of Science in Fire Science Administration

Salem State University currently offers a Bachelor of Applied Science in Fire Service Administration as a part of their online programs.  This degree will prepare students for careers in the ...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Public, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    N/A

  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor Completion
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    0
  • Credit Type:
    NA

Criminal Justice

The Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice degree from Stevenson University is a Bachelor-Completion program that is offered completely online. This program recognizes that there is a need for gr...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:
    N/A
  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor Completion
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    120
  • Credit Type:

Bachelor of Arts in Paralegal Studies

Tiffin University offers a Bachelor of Arts degree in Paralegal Studies for students who want to become a paralegal, either as legal staff in a law office, or in other organizations that utilizes ...

  • Sector of Institution:
    4-year, Private not-for-profit
  • Religious Affiliation:

    None

  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor Completion
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    48
  • Credit Type:

Bachelor of Science in Crisis and Disaster Management

University of Central Missouri offers a Bachelor of Science in Crisis and Disaster Management that is well suited for students who wish to pursue a career in the field of emergency management. Cri...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Public, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:
    N/A
  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor Completion
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    120
  • Credit Type:

Bachelor of Science in Fire and Emergency Services

The University of Florida offers a Bachelor of Science in Emergency Services (Fire Science) to interested students. This distance learning format may make this program ideal for working profession...

  • Sector of Institution:
    4-year, Public
  • Religious Affiliation:

    None

  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor Completion
  • Delivery format:
    Hybrid
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    60
  • Credit Type:

Online Bachelor’s Degree Completion Program in Criminal Justice

Westfield State University is offering an Online Bachelor’s Degree Completion Program in Criminal Justice, which is designed for students interested in seeking employment within the Criminal...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Public, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    N/A

  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor Completion
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    0
  • Credit Type:

Bachelor Of Science In Fire Science

Anna Maria College offers a Bachelor of Science in Fire Science intended for students who want to work in emergency or fire services and want to develop a strong foundation in the technical and th...

  • Sector of Institution:
    4-year, Private not-for-profit
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Roman Catholic

  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor Completion
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    60
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