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 Cybersecurity

The online BS in Cybersecurity program offers you a unique opportunity to take the most extensive coursework offered in digital forensics and intrusion investigations, cyber operations, fraud inve...

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

    Not applicable

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

Bachelor of Science in Fraud & Financial Crime Investigation

The online bachelor's degree in Fraud and Financial Crime Investigation from Utica College will prepare you for a career in the growing field of economic and financial crime investigation by t...

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

    Not applicable

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

Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity / Cyber Operations

The online concentration in Cyber Operations teaches defensive and offensive tactics, techniques and procedures. Focus on computer programming, as well as operating systems, vulnerability assessme...

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

    Not applicable

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

Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity / Cybercrime & Fraud Investigations

The online Specialization in Cybercrime and Fraud Investigation teaches the latest techniques used to accumulate data and evidence in prosecuting cybercrimes, such as credit card fraud, intellectu...

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

    Not applicable

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

Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity / Information Assurance

The online Specialization in Information Assurance allows students to gain an understanding of the wide range of vulnerabilities and threats that affect corporate and government computer networks ...

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

    Not applicable

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

Bachelor of Science In Fire Science

From arson to the spilling of hazardous materials, a disaster can strike at any moment. The online Bachelor of Science in Fire Science completer program from Anna Maria College provides firefighte...

  • 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:
    60
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

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...

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

    Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod

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

Bachelor of Science in Criminology & Criminal Justice

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

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor Completion
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    4
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Bachelor of Science Completion Program in Law Enforcement Leadership

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

    Not applicable

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

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:
    Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • 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
  • Credit Type:

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:

    Not applicable

  • 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
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

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

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...

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

    Not applicable

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

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:

    Not applicable

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

Business Administration, B.A.S. / Legal Administration

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

    Not applicable

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

Bachelor of Science in Criminology & Criminal Justice

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

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

    Not applicable

  • 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...

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

    Not applicable

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

Applied Science - Emergency Services Administration, Bachelor of Applied Science

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

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

    Not applicable

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

Interdisciplinary Studies - Justice Administration 90-30, Bachelor of Science

Earn your degree in Interdisciplinary Studies - Justice Administration 90-30, Bachelor of Science from Northern Arizona University...

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

    Not applicable

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

Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice

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

    Not applicable

  • 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:

    Not applicable

  • 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

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

Criminal Justice (BA) Concentration in Corrections

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

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

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