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Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

Program Details

The online BS in Criminal Justice degree program from the University of Providence prepares students for careers in law enforcement, probation, parole, corrections, and justice administration. Graduates possess the knowledge and skills needed to:

  • Advocate for crime victims
  • Investigate crimes
  • Identify processes and expectations of related fields
  • Assist juveniles in the juvenile justice system
  • Conduct social science research
  • Evaluate ethical social issues
  • Apply constitutional and criminal law in the justice system
  • Identify Social and Restorative Justice applications in real world applications
  • Evaluate current and upcoming criminal justice techniques and methods


  • Official high school transcript or equivalent
  • Results of the SAT or ACT (not required for students over 21 or those who have been out of high school for more than 3 years)
  • Transcripts from all colleges or universities attended

Accreditation & Licensing

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities