Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice
American Public University System

Program Details

Prepare for a career in law enforcement or advance your career with the skills and knowledge gained from this online Criminal Justice bachelor degree. Graduates can pursue professions such as criminologist, agent, or investigator in various organizations.

Classes examine US law enforcement, criminology, investigations, law, and community relations. Students have the ability to interact with peers and criminal justice professionals. Graduates will be knowledgeable in the areas of criminal justice theories, concepts, operations, practices, and processes.

Four tracks are available to students within this major:

  • General
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Maritime Law Enforcement
  • Organizational Law Enforcement Leadership


  • Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent
  • College Readiness Assessment (waived for students with 9 or more college credits)
  • Official transcripts

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission