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Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

Program Details

The online BS in Criminal Justice degree program from Pennsylvania State University is designed to prepare and qualify students to advance their careers in such fields as protective services, law and corrections, crime-related prevention and support, security management, court administration, and social services. Curriculum topics include:

  • Criminology
  • Law, Policing & Corrections in America
  • Ethics in Criminal Justice
  • Security & Police Administration
  • Alternatives to Incarceration
  • Aspects of the Juvenile Justice System
  • Sociology
  • Psychology


  • Official high school transcripts or GED transcript
  • Official college or university transcripts, if applicable

Accreditation & Licensing

Middle States Commission on Higher Education