Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice / General
Utica College

Program Details

Criminals continue to advance their techniques through technology, as well as skate the edge of legal loopholes, taking advantage of non-existent or loosely-defined laws. You’ll find the issues related to criminal justice span the globe, entering the homes and business of its residents in a physical and virtual manner, threatening homeland security, and demanding immediate policy changes to protect the innocent and prosecute the guilty.

Whether you desire to help change and support the justice system to reflect modern times, prevent crime, catch criminals, or rehabilitate offenders, Utica’s BS in Criminal Justice offers a specialization to support your career goals with focused industry knowledge taught by expert-level faculty.

With the online BS in Criminal Justice- General Specialization, you can create your own specialization to deepen your understanding in a criminal justice area that meets your personal and professional goals. Select any four 3-credit electives based on course selection guidelines for completing a specialization within the BS in Criminal Justice program.


Bachelor completion requires 120 credits, including transfer credits.
Must have an associate's degree, or have earned a minimum of 57 credits from an accredited institution prior to enrolling in the program.

  • Minimum GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Official transcripts
  • Resume
  • Other application materials as requested

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education