Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice
Peru State College

Program Details

The online Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice program features an interdisciplinary, social-science curriculum focusing on the development of practical skills and knowledge in the justice field, so students understand the fundamental issues in the field and how to respond to them.  Coursework focuses on law enforcement, corrections, courts, juvenile justice, criminology, victimology, research methods to study crime, criminal and abnormal behavior, and society’s responses and teaches students about fundamental psychological, sociological, and criminological concepts.  You can choose from three concentrations

  • Law and Society 
  • Justice Administration 
  • Justice Counseling


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Official high school and college transcripts (if applicable)
  • ACT/SAT scores for students under the age of 21

School Accreditation Statement

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