Bachelor of Science in Human Services / Criminal Justice
Walden University

Program Details

Better understand how the judicial system affects criminals and victims with an online Human Services bachelor’s degree focusing on Criminal Justice. This degree includes foundational classes in Human Services along with courses specific to Criminal Justice.

The curriculum explores the nature, causes, and types of crimes. Students will be able to explore real-world cases and analyze the effect of the judicial system and laws on society. The senior capstone course of this online Criminal Justice degree allows students to identify a gap in Human Services in their local area and develop a proposal for addressing those needs.

Students can choose from courses discussing:

  • Criminology and social control
  • Restorative justice
  • Victimology
  • Contemporary legal debates
  • Juvenile delinquency and justice

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Walden University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score

Additional Info

  • Applicants must meet one of the following: be 21 years or older; an active member of the military or veteran; or have 60 quarter credits for transfer.

Restricted States

New York, Rhode Island