Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice / Self-Designed
Walden University

Program Details

Walden’s BS in Criminal Justice program offers a variety of concentrations to help you meet your personal and professional goals. A Self-Designed program option allows you to choose a concentration that fits your personal career path. In addition to core courses in criminal justice and law, you will complete an area of concentration, electives and a final capstone course.

This degree program also allows for you to accelerate into a master’s of criminal justice program.


Admission is considered for adult students who hold a high school diploma or its equivalent. Applicants must also meet one of the following criteria:

  • You are 21 years of age or older
  • You are less than 21 years of age with 60 quarter credit hours
  • You are an active member of the military or a veteran with documentation of service
  • You are concurrently enrolled in an approved partner institution with an articulation agreement with Walden

School Accreditation Statement

The Higher Learning Commission