Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

Degree Level: Undergraduate Bachelors | Course Format: Online

Designed for working professionals who have at least 30 hours of previous college credit, this undergraduate program offers the convenience and flexibility of studying online and includes relevant criminal justice topics. Exposure to the laws, practices, technologies and skills required of leaders in the field is enhanced by the real-world experiences of peers who share a common goal: to improve society through the enforcement of local, state, and federal laws. Experienced instructors — many who have served as sheriffs, legal counsel, police chiefs, military, and homeland security and intelligence leaders — serve as guides throughout this 100% online degree program.

Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice
45 credit hours. All courses are 3 credit hours unless otherwise noted. Designed for working professionals who have at least 30 hours of previous college credit.
Term 1
  • OL 3051 Introduction to Adult Online Learning
  • CCJ 3010 Principles of Criminal Justice
  • CCJ 3090 Ethical Issues in Law Enforcement
  • CCJ 3210 Principles of Corrections
  • CCJ 3300 Statistics in Criminal Justice
Term 2
  • CCJ 3500 Principles of Law Enforcement
  • CCJ 3605 Management for Law Enforcement
  • CCJ 3750 Criminal Procedure: Pre-Trial
  • CCJ 3820 Review of Forensic Science
  • CCJ 3950 Criminal Procedure: Adjudication
Term 3
  • CCJ 4050 Introduction to Crime Theory
  • CCJ 4295 Introduction to Juvenile Justice
  • CCJ 4395 Community Based Corrections
  • CCJ 4495 Criminal Victimization
  • CCJ 4650 Crisis Management in Law Enforcement
Term 4
  • *128 credit hours are required to graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree. The balance of the credits needed after the major coursework is completed can be fulfilled with electives, previous transferred credit, and other advanced standing credit options. Contact your recruiter or advisor for details.
Tuition for the 2018-2019 Bethel University Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice is $362 per credit hour.

Tuition Includes
  • All course fees
  • All required textbooks and course materials
  • Technology