Columbia College - Undergraduate Department of Criminal Justice Administration and Human Services

1001 Rogers Street, Columbia, MO 65216

School Details

Working in criminal justice gives you an opportunity to make a positive impact on society. Studying criminal justice administration can lead to a wide range of careers in the field or continued study at graduate or law school. Columbia College offers four program options, as listed at the foot of this page.

In our associate and bachelor’s degree programs in criminal justice administration, you’ll study criminal procedures, law, justice systems, judicial process, corrections and penology amongst other topics, and will graduate with a comprehensive set of skills and knowledge that will prepare you for a rewarding career in the field.

Our Fire Service Administration program is designed to provide the requisite technical and managerial courses to serve as a foundation for leadership in the fire service. This only available to students in Missouri. 

Why Columbia College?

  • Online classes allow you to fit your degree around your other commitments. You’ll have weekly assignments and deadlines, but you decide when to do the work.
  • Tuition is about half the national average for four-year private schools, saving you thousands on your degree.
  • Class sessions last eight weeks and start six times each year, giving you the opportunity to complete an associate degree in just over 1.5 years and a bachelor’s degree in 3.5. 
  • Columbia College is one of the nation’s largest private, nonprofit institutions and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, so you can be confident your degree will be respected in the job market. 

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

School Overview

  • Sector Of Institution:
    Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:
    Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
  • Highest Level Of Offering:
    Master's degree
  • Adult Age Enrollments:
  • Calendar System:



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