Bachelor of Science in Sociology & Criminal Justice
Averett University

Program Details

If you are passionate about criminal justice or social services, you might be interested in a B.S. in Sociology and Criminal Justice from Averett University. This online criminal justice degree provides a path to serving in law enforcement, criminal law, corrections, and the court system.

The program teaches you how to apply practical research methods to real-world problems. You’ll learn to apply critical thinking, de-escalation, and conflict resolution methods to situations in your life and your career. Coursework covers topics including the U.S. court system, corrections and rehabilitation, juvenile delinquency, and sociological theories of criminality.

Graduates may pursue careers in:

  • Juvenile justice
  • Probation and parole
  • Victim advocacy
  • Social work

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Averett University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Recommended GPA

2.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score