Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

Degree Level: Undergraduate Bachelors | Course Format: Online

Our practical and relevant bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice program was designed specifically for law enforcement professionals, managers and administrators. 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.


Curriculum
48 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 3050: Introduction to Adult Learning
  • CCJ 3000: Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • CCJ 3100: Ethics in Criminal Justice
  • CCJ 3200: Introduction to Corrections
  • CCJ 3300: Statistics in Criminal Justice
Term 2
  • CCJ 3500: Introduction to Law Enforcement
  • CCJ 3600: Police Administration
  • CCJ 3700: Criminal Procedure I
  • CCJ 3800: Forensic Science
  • CCJ 3900: Criminal Procedure II
Term 3
  • CCJ 4100: Criminological Theory
  • CCJ 4200: Comparative Justice
  • CCJ 4300: Juvenile Justice
  • CCJ 4400: Community Corrections
  • CCJ 4500: Victimology
Term 4
  • CCJ 4600 Crisis Management
  • Electives*
  • *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.
PROGRAM COST
Tuition for the 2015-2016 Bethel University Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice is $345 per credit hour.

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