Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Program Details

The online Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice program prepares students for careers in a variety of positions including law enforcement, private security, probation, parole, corrections, cybercrime, computer forensics, and more.  The curriculum provides the knowledge and skills students need to be successful, such as being able to think critically, be logical, research effectively, communicate effectively, work collaboratively, and understand and manipulate quantitative data.  You will gain a familiarity with theoretical explanations for crime and delinquency; the substantive, procedural, and operational aspects of criminal justice and its processes; and the ethical foundations of the system, its agencies, and personnel.


  • A high school diploma or GED is required
  • Minimum high school GPA of 2.25
  • Official high school transcripts
  • Credentials of home school teacher should be included for home-schooled students

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges