Many police departments and law enforcement agencies strongly prefer candidates with a bachelor’s degree even if they do not technically require it. Advance your career with an online Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice and Criminology from Ball State University.
The curriculum prepares you for success by improving your writing, communication, leadership, and interpersonal skills. Classes are held asynchronously, which means that you can work on the coursework on your own schedule. This degree is ideal for working adults currently working in the criminology industry or those who wish to serve in the criminal justice industry.
Career opportunities available with this degree include the following:
- Policing and law enforcement
- Courts or community correction
- In-residential treatment centers
- Loss prevention
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School Accreditation & Licensing
Ball State University is accredited by:
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationHigh School or Equivalent
Recommended GPA2.5 or above (4.0 scale)
Official High School Transcript/GED Score