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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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 (www.sacscoc.org).
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationHigh School or Equivalent
Recommended GPA2.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Admission TestsPlacement Test
Official High School Transcript/GED Score