Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice
South University

Program Details

Get the foundational knowledge and training you need with the online Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice program at South University. This online bachelor’s in Criminal Justice program gives you an opportunity to study the functions of the criminal justice system and explore various perspectives on the causes of crime—all in a supportive, engaging environment.

In your online courses, you’ll examine the response by police, courts, and corrections to crime and violence as well as discuss important topics related to professional ethics, juvenile delinquency, and race, class, and gender in the criminal justice system. In your elective courses, you can learn more about areas that interest you, including white collar, organized, or cyber crime, crime mapping, homeland security, immigration, community-based corrections, forensics, and more.

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100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

South University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees. Questions about the accreditation of South University may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC's website (

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Recommended GPA

2.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Placement Test

Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score