Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice & Criminology
Ball State University

Program Details

Ball State University offers an online Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice and Criminology, a program that prepares you with strong writing, communication, leadership, and interpersonal skills. Many police departments and law enforcement agencies strongly prefer officers with a bachelor degree even if they do not technically require it. Students can also choose the Bachelor of Science path.

Career opportunities available with this degree include the following:

  • policing and law enforcement
  • courts or community correction
  • in-residential treatment centers, asset protection, or loss prevention


  • High school diploma or TASC/GED
  • High school GPA of 2.5 or higher

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission