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

Program Details

A Criminal Justice bachelor’s degree online prepares graduates for new careers or job advancement in law enforcement, homeland security, corrections, and more. Students will gain a broad perspective of issues relevant to today’s criminal justice environment, including ethics, diversity, and current trends in policing. 

The Self-Designed concentration allows students to choose classes that correspond to their specific needs and interests. Elective courses can be chosen from all areas of Walden University’s Criminal Justice program, including Crime and Criminal Investigation, Corrections and Human Services, Criminal Justice Management and Administration, and Advanced Topics in Criminal Justice.

Graduates can find careers or advancement in fields such as:

  • Law enforcement
  • Corrections
  • Probation/parole
  • Security
  • Private investigation

% 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