Online Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Degree

The purpose of the online criminal justice degree is to prepare students for employment within the criminal justice system in the areas of municipal, state, and federal law enforcement; corrections; juvenile justice and probation, etc. by providing students with a foundation of the knowledge, principles, theories, and functions common to the American Criminal Justice system.

Upon completion of the online criminal justice degree, students will demonstrate mastery of the essential content of the criminology core curriculum, demonstrate the ability to critically analyze major concepts and theoretical perspectives in criminal justice, demonstrate an understanding of essential elements of academic and professional writing, demonstrate an understanding of academic and professional research and scholarship and demonstrate an understanding of professional and ethical values in the criminal justice field.

Institutions offering the BS in Criminal Justice program have pre-evaluated Georgia’s POST training curriculum for applicable credit for prior learning that can be used for degree completion.


Students pursing a degree in criminal justice may choose an optional concentration in Law Enforcement or Social Justice.

Course Rotations By Term

  • CRJU 3800 - Race, Ethnicity, & Criminal Justice - Even Years
  • CRJU 4110 - The Law of Criminal Evidence - Even Years
  • CRJU 4350 - Family Violence - Odd Years
  • CRJU 3250 - Crime and Media - Odd Years
  • PSYC 3850 - Forensic Psychology - Even Years
  • SOCI 3800 - Development of Criminal Behavior - Odd Years
  • SJUS 3050 - Politics of Social Justice

*Course schedules are subject to change based on enrollments and demand

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