Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice (IU East)
Indiana University Online

Program Details

Indiana University offers the online Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, a social science that focuses on the definitions, causes, and prevention of crime, and with legal processes and the treatment and rehabilitation of offenders. This program is designed for students who have specific interests in the study of crime and criminology, law enforcement, crime scene investigation, the courts, correctional administration, probation, parole, or juvenile justice programs.

This program covers the following topics:

  • theories about crime
  • crime and public policy
  • law
  • criminal courts
  • policing and corrections
  • juvenile justice
  • the practice of criminal justice

This program prepares you to attend graduate or law school or to assume positions in public and private agencies concerned with crime and its prevention.

This online degree program is hosted by Indiana University – East.


This bachelor completion program requires 120 total credits, including transfer and major requirements.

  • At least 60 semester hours of transferable college credit with a GPA of 2.0 or better, or individuals who have completed an associate degree at the community college level.

School Accreditation Statement

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