Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice
Fort Hays State University

Program Details

The online Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice program focuses on the cause of crime and society’s response to crime.  The interdisciplinary curriculum focuses on the main theories of criminal justice while the electives allow students to choose one or more areas that support their interests and goals, such as law enforcement, corrections, or law and the courts.  

Potential careers include:

  • State and federal special agents
  • U.S. Secret Service
  • U.S. Marshals
  • Customs agents
  • Court administrators


  • A student must complete the application for admission and submit official transcripts from all previously attended schools
  • Students who are over the age of 21 do not need to have an ACT or SAT score submitted in order to fulfill the application requirements

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission