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Program Details

More prisons are currently being built in America than any other previous time in history. The demand for well-trained corrections officers is projected to continue to rise as more prisons are built. Individuals interested in going into this growing career may wish to consider Mid-America Christian University’s Bachelors in Criminal Justice Corrections and Ethics degree program. This flexible, online program will allow students to gain their baccalaureate degree while learning all the skills to become successful in a corrections career. Students will learn how management and rehabilitation of prisoners works in the many different types of correctional facilities. Classes will examine the different subpopulations within correctional facility to give students a clear idea of how to use communication to diffuse violent and dangerous situations.

Students will complete a total of 56 credit hours in total over the course of two years. Classes will be a combination of criminal justice core courses and theology classes. Mid-America Christian University includes these theology classes to insure that students have the spiritual values to make ethical decisions in a correctional workplace.  All classes are administered online to allow students to maintain professional and family responsibilities while still receiving a quality education. This program only includes the core major classes for Criminal Justice with a concentration in Corrections. Students will be expected to have already completed the lower-division, general education classes required for a bachelor’s degree.  Students are required to have already completed 49 credits of general education before admission into this program.


Students must be at least 22 years of age. 49 credit hours of undergraduate general education are required.

Accreditation & Licensing

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