Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice / Corrections & Human Services
Walden University

Program Details

Individuals seeking a career in corrections can consider this Criminal Justice bachelor’s degree online with a concentration in Corrections and Human Services from Walden University. The focus of this degree program is the effects of crime on society and repairing the harm caused by criminal behavior.

Crime can erode local communities, contribute to economic instability, and lead to increased drug usage. Students will learn about restorative justice, restoring the damage caused by these actions. Classes also discuss the need for alternatives to mass incarceration. A senior capstone course examines the implications of ethics and diversity in the criminal justice field.

Corrections and Human Services students study topics including:

  • Restorative justice
  • Crisis intervention
  • Probation and parole
  • Mobilizing and coordinating community response

% 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 criteria:
    • 21 years of age or older
    • Less than 21 years of age with 60 quarter credit hours
    • Active member of the military or a veteran with documentation of service
    • Concurrently enrolled in an approved partner institution with an articulation agreement with Walden

Restricted States

Idaho, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Oklahoma, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota