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Bachelor Degree in Criminal Justice

A bachelor’s degree typically takes 4 years to complete (or 2 years in an online program) and can provide you with the skills and knowledge you’ll need to take on a new career or advance in your current position. With a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice you will be eligible for employment opportunities in public safety, corrections, private protective services, parole, investigation, law enforcement, juvenile justice, loss prevention, probation, and more.

Featured Criminal Justice Bachelor Degrees:

Kaplan University
Described below are the online bachelor degree programs offered through Kaplan University School of Criminal Justice studies.

  • Advanced Start BS in Paralegal Studies

    Apply your associate’s degree towards our advanced Paralegal Studies program and earn your Bachelor’s degree in just 12 months. Joining your career focused two-year degree with the academic outline of a four-year curriculum; this program gives you the opportunity to continuing your current job while pursuing your goals for the future. Participating in this program you will be equipped with the critical thinking skills, technical competencies, field relevant knowledge, and communication dexterity that will help you succeed in your future career. You’re education can even be tailored to fit your individual needs. Areas of concentration include Personal Injury, Office Management, and Alternative Dispute Resolution.

  • BS in Paralegal Studies

    The Bachelor of Science in Paralegal Studies program is perfect for individuals who want to begin or expand their career as a paralegal. Providing you with a solid paralegal skills and a firm foundation in law, this program focuses on legal research, document supervision, and litigation preparation. Employment opportunities for graduates include positions within a private law firm, local, state, or federal agency, or corporate law department.

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American InterContinental University Online
An accelerated criminal justice degree program is offered online through the American InterContinental University Online.

  • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

    Intended for current law enforcement personnel who are seeking to advance their careers as well as beginning students who are interested in the developing area of Criminal Justice, the Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal justice offers students the opportunity to discover some of the most fascinating elements of the industry. These include: typologies, criminology, causes of crime, and victims. Brining their field related experience and expert knowledge to the classroom, highly qualified professors teach each course.

American InterContinental University has been accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

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Colorado Technical University
Join CTU Online and earn a Bachelor’s degree that will help you advance in your current position or steer you towards the career of your dreams. With CTU Online you can work at your own pace accommodating your studies to your busy routine. You’ll never have to set foot on campus, just log on with your virtual classroom anytime, anywhere, online.

The Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice degrees available through CTU Online are described below.

  • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

    Designed to help students prepare themselves for careers as Highway Patrol Officers, Deputy Sheriffs, Police Officers, Fraud Investigators and more, the Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice degree, available through CTU Online, offers students a unique opportunity to study forensics (unavailable in most undergraduate programs). While working towards you Bachelor’s degree you can simultaneously earn four different Professional Certificates, which can assist you in building your resume and start you on your way towards career advancement before you’ve even graduated.

    The following certificates are available as part of the Criminal Justice degree:

    • Law Enforcement Skills
    • Corrections Technician Crime
    • Legal Studies and Court Process
    • Crime Scene Investigation

  • Bachelor’s (BSCJ) in Criminal Justice / Court Process and Legal Studies

    While working towards a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal justice, students can earn four different Professional Certificates that will enhance their resume and increase their competitiveness. These certificates include Court Process and Legal Studies. This particular course outline provides an excellent foundation of knowledge for those students who expect to work in a law office, the courts, or pursue law school. By examining current case law rulings by the Supreme Court and gaining an advanced understanding of Constitutional and Criminal law, students will be prepared to meet the challenges of court settings and legal work.

CTU Online is accredited by both the Schools Commission on Institutions of Higher Learning and the North Central Association of Colleges.

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