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Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

Program Details

University of Maryland University College (UMUC) offers the online Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice. This program provides students with an understanding of the nature of crime and the personnel, institutions, and processes that prevent and respond to crime. Students will learn both the theory and practice of the criminal justice system as well as the specifics of criminal behavior, law enforcement, courts, corrections, security, and investigation. The courses are developed and taught by local law enforcement officials, so that students will benefit from their field-tested knowledge and experience.


  • High school diploma or the equivalent

Accreditation & Licensing

Middle States Commission on Higher Education