Protect and serve your community with the online B.S. in Criminal Justice from Anna Maria College. This flexible online program is designed to provide a deep understanding of real-world social and criminal justice issues and how to address them ethically and effectively as a leader in the field. You can transfer up to 75 credits to earn your degree in just two years. Applicants currently working full-time in the criminal justice field are eligible for a 15% tuition discount through the Law Enforcement/Corrections option!
Throughout your bachelor’s program, you’ll study topics like constitutional law, criminology, American policing, justice systems and corrections. You can also complete an optional internship in your local community to gain field experience and apply what you learn.
Anna Maria’s criminal justice faculty is made up of subject matter experts who are committed to student success. The criminal justice department also provides personalized career advising, career placement and graduate counseling.
The B.S. in Criminal Justice program is certified by the Massachusetts Department of Education’s Quinn Bill, so Anna Maria College graduates are eligible for the pay incentives outlined in the Police Career Incentive Pay Program (PCIPP). After finishing your degree, you will be qualified to pursue roles in corrections, law enforcement, the court system and more. Possible career paths include probation officer, paralegal, detective, border patrol agent, conservation officer and special agent.
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School Accreditation & Licensing
Anna Maria College is accredited by:
New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationHigh School or Equivalent
Additional Materials May Be Requested, Official High School Transcript/GED Score