Regis' online bachelor's degree in criminology is for professionals in criminal justice and other fields such as social work and public policy who want to help prevent and solve crimes by understanding more about why they happen. The program is a critical analysis of social, political, and environmental factors that drive aberrant behavior, as well as the psychology of criminals.
Coursework in the online BS in criminology moves from general behaviors and causes of crime to specific issues such as juvenile crime, violence in the workplace, and terrorism. The curriculum also explores topics related to leadership, such as interorganizational communication and ethics.
In addition to law enforcement and the criminal justice system, the knowledge offered in this criminology program is applicable to other fields such as private security, public policy, youth and family counseling, and intelligence analysis.
- High school diploma or equivalent (from a regionally accredited high school)
- Transferable credit from a regionally accredited college or university preferred
- Evidence of work experience
School Accreditation Statement
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission