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Criminal Justice Bachelor's Degrees

There are many reasons that people choose to go into the legal field or into law enforcement, but no matter which career you choose in these fields, you will always know that you are doing your community and country a great service. The Criminal Justice Bachelor Degree will prepare you for a professional career in this field, or will enable you to advance to a higher paying job with more responsibility in the justice organization that you already work for. There are job opportunities for people that hold a Criminal Justice Bachelor Degree in many different types of organizations, including correctional facilities, security companies, parole services and more. Although hands-on training is always a plus, there are now many online degree programs that will earn your education in this area, including programs at Kaplan University or Colorado Technical University.

If you choose to pursue a bachelor’s degree in this field, you will become eligible to apply for and be hired as an entry level employee in any of the various law enforcement or security fields. Research education requirements for specific criminal justice field careers can be found at our criminal justice career center page.

Those that choose to pursue an advanced education after high school should know that they are making an important investment in the type of life they will have in the future, as it isn’t uncommon for those with a bachelor’s to earn over thirty percent more than their counterparts.



Criminal Justice Schools

      
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  • Portland State University

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    • BS in Criminology and Criminal Justice
    Location:
    Portland: 1825 SW Broadway,, Portland OR 97201
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  • American InterContinental University Online

    You’re serious about success. With your busy schedule and the desire to move your career forward, you can earn an accredited associate, bachelors or master’s degree at a pace that works for you anywhere, anytime, 24/7.

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    Programs

    • Bachelor's (BSCJ) - Generalist
    • Bachelor's (BSCJ) - Corrections and Case Management
    • Bachelor's (BSCJ) - Law Enforcement
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    Location:
    Schaumburg: 231 N. Martingale Road, Schaumburg IL 60173
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  • Ohio Christian University

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    • Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice
    Location:
    Circleville: 1476 Lancaster Pike,, Circleville OH 43113
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  • Post University Online

    At Post University, we believe you shouldn’t have to put your life on hold to further your education.

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    • B.S. in Criminal Justice
    • B.S. in Human Services / Criminal Justice
    • B.S. in Legal Studies
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    Location:
    Waterbury: 800 Country Club Rd. P.O. Box 2540, Waterbury CT 06723
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  • Keiser University

    For over 35 years, Keiser University has provided student-centered, quality career education. Keiser University Online offers degree programs online to prepare students for in-demand professions.

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    • Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice

    Location: Online

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  • Baker College Online

    Baker College is proud to be the largest independent college in Michigan with the most focused approach to education and training available. With one of the highest graduate employment rates in the country, our mission is to help our students find meaningful employment.

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    Programs

    • Criminal Justice - Bachelor
    • Law Enforcement Academy (Police) - Bachelor
    Location:
    Willis: 4500 Enterprise Dr. Allen Park,, Willis MI 48191
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  • Argosy University

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    Argosy University offers doctoral, master's, and bachelor's degree programs to students through its eight colleges:  College of Behavioral Sciences, Graduate School of Business and Management, College of Education,  College of Health Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Creative Arts and Design, College of Clinical Psychology and Western State College of Law at Argosy University as well as certificate programs in many areas.

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    Programs

    • Criminal Justice (BS) (Online)
    Location:
    Phoenix: 2233 West Dunlap Ave., Phoenix AZ 85021
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  • California University of Pennsylvania

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    • Criminal Justice - Homeland & International Security (Bachelor of Science) - Online
    Location:
    California: 250 University Ave,, California PA 15419
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  • Iowa Wesleyan University

    Iowa Wesleyan University is a transformational learning community whose passion is to educate, empower and inspire students to lead meaningful lives and careers.

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    • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

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  • Northwest University

    NU has been educating leaders since 1934 at our campus near Seattle. If you have a dream, we can help make it possible.

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    • Bachelor of Arts in Public Safety Administration

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