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Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice / Leadership & Management

Program Details

The focus of the Criminal Justice Leadership & Management Bachelor’s degree is on developing your leadership skills to help you achieve the promotion or specialized assignment you want to advance your career. Available fully online, the program is designed for criminal justice professionals and is offered in a Bachelor’s degree-completion format. Throughout their Criminal Justice studies, students will learn the theory and practice of criminal justice law, procedures and research methods, and develop an understanding of criminal behavior, crime prevention and diversity in the justice system.

Completion time is dependent on transfer credits accepted and courses completed each term.

The Criminal Justice Leadership and Management Bachelor’s degree and Criminal Justice Associate’s degree programs have not been approved by any state professional licensing body, and the programs do not lead to any state-issued professional license. For further information on professional licensing requirements, please contact the appropriate board or agency in your state of residence. Additional education, training, experience, and/or other eligibility criteria may apply. 


This bachelor completion program requires 180 credits for completion. Students may transfer up to 91 credits. Students must hold an associate’s degree from an accredited institution as recognized by the U.S. Department of Education or completed a minimum 90 quarter/60 semester credits; grade “C” or higher.

Accreditation & Licensing

Rasmussen College is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. | 800-621-7440.


This program is not authorized for residents of: Puerto Rico, American Samoa, or N. Mariana Islands.