Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice
Eastern Kentucky University

Program Details

The online Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice program trains individuals to work in the criminal justice system by providing leadership skills and competency-based approaches that help them serve and protect their communities.  The curriculum uses a blend of academic and professional preparation to create a program that promotes respect, tolerance, and sensitivity while leading to a deep, practical understanding of justice problems.  You will study topics such as criminal justice ethics, rehabilitation strategies, perspectives on crime and delinquency, the juvenile justice system, policing strategies, and crime patterns.


  • High school diploma and 2.5 GPA OR
  • ACT composite score of 20 or SAT combined verbal/critical reading score of 950 or higher OR
  • 24 hours of transfer credits from a regionally accredited institution and a 2.0 GPA

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges