UNCOVER YOUR CALLING WITH AN ONLINE CRIMINAL JUSTICE DEGREE

Our online criminal justice bachelor’s degree offers career-readiness coursework designed to help you jump-start your criminal justice career or elevate your current job to the next level.

This program merges criminology theory with skills and techniques that are used in today’s criminal justice system, like forensics, behavioral analysis, and crime mapping.

Ready to earn a degree that protects what’s important? Our robust course offering and multiple concentrations, including fraud detection, juvenile crime, and more, provide a path to your dream criminal justice career.

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Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

Crime has changed. It has no borders. It threatens to enter every part of our lives. So crime prevention and criminal investigation have changed, too. A Strayer bachelor’s degree in criminal justice combines traditional study of criminology and criminal behavior with practical, modern skills like crime mapping, report writing and forensics.

Today, many police and corrections agencies require education beyond their entrance exams. You can develop the communications skills, information literacy, abstract thinking, and critical analysis that will allow you to take the next step in the criminal justice system. Advance your career in fraud detection, juvenile crime, computer forensics or any one of a number of emerging criminal justice specialties with a Strayer degree.

Spring Classes Start :

April 6

Courses to Complete :

40

Cost Per Course:

$1,480.00

We understand that numbers can be intimidating, visit the Tuition Page to get all the details. Also consider visiting the Grad Fund Page or Scholarships to make the most out of your stay at Strayer.

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THE STRAYER CRIMINAL JUSTICE EXPERIENCE

LEARN HOW YOU CAN HELP PREVENT CRIMES

Take the up-to-the-minute information you learn when you get your Strayer criminal justice degree online and apply it immediately to your current job, while also gaining:

  • More opportunities to analyze and interpret information, taking your knowledge beyond theory
  • Hands-on experience with written and oral communication for a variety of reports, research, and public information tasks
  • An understanding of crime mapping, to be able to forecast and prevent crimes before they happen
  • The chance to study criminal behavior to understand the motivations and predict the moves of hackers, terrorists, organized crime syndicates and more
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RECOGNIZED NATIONWIDE

Employers know our name. For more than 125 years, we’ve been making college possible for working adults.

  • Curriculum designed by industry leaders
  • Courses taught by experienced faculty
  • Sought-after accreditations
  • Pioneers in online education

FLEXIBLE TO MATCH YOUR DAY

Each of us has times when we’re at our best. Our programs let you make the most of them.

  • Work at your own pace
  • Four quarters each year
  • 24-hour online tech support
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SCHOLARSHIPS, GRANTS, AND MORE

Cost should never prohibit an education. We help you start from the best possible financial place for you.

  • Financial aid advice—videos and in-person support
  • Potential savings through eligible transfer and experiential learning credits
  • Guidance when seeking financial aid

CRIMINAL JUSTICE PROGRAM OUTCOMES

Strayer’s bachelor’s in criminal justice alumni are earning careers as crime scene investigators, criminal intelligence analysts, probation officers, and cybersecurity consultants.

Where do you want to go in the field of criminal justice? In this program, you’ll develop the communication, problem-solving, and critical-thinking skills you need to detect and prevent criminal behavior.

As crimes evolve, so does our online criminal justice program, providing you with the most current methods for uncovering and preventing crimes, in person, on paper and online.

Whatever your interests, you'll get a strong and tailored skill set, which can help make you a leader in accounting (to track financial fraud), health services (to protect sensitive medical information) or information systems (to fight cybercrime).

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