Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice/Criminology
Maryville University

Program Details

Maryville University’s online Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice offers a practical approach to advancing your skills. You can learn to apply complex theory to real-world scenarios with help from the industry-experienced faculty. And the best part? It's 100% online.

The online bachelor’s in criminal justice helps you develop your understanding of criminality, as well as the law and its enforcement. An array of online courses cover relevant topics including:

  • Criminal Psychology
  • Multicultural Policing
  • Gender and Crime
  • Police Management
  • Domestic and International Terrorism

Your 128-credit degree can help you qualify for opportunities in law enforcement, corrections, community services, government, and more. Maryville's supportive faculty helps connect the curriculum to your career goals. Common careers, some of which require police academy training, include:

  • Police officer
  • Private detective
  • Correctional officer
  • Probation officer


  • High school diploma or GED
  • 2.5 high school GPA or 2.0 in any college work
  • Official transcripts

School Accreditation Statement

The Higher Learning Commission