Bachelor of Arts in Criminology
Western Kentucky University

Program Details

The online Bachelor of Arts in Criminology program prepares students for work in law enforcement, the prison system, juvenile corrections, and more, or to prepare for graduate or law school.  The curriculum teaches the skills and knowledge needed to study factors including when and where crimes are most often committed, the reasons for criminal behavior, and the types of crimes most often committed.  You will learn to research how crime effects society and the government’s response to crime, drawing on the fields of sociology and psychology.


  • Official high school and/or college transcripts
  • ACT/SAT scores (students over age 21 exempt)

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges