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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.



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  • Ashford University

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    Programs

    • BA/Social and Criminal Justice
    • BA/Law Enforcement Administration

    Location: Online

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  • Grand Canyon University

    Why earn your degree at Grand Canyon University? GCU is a regionally accredited university offering graduate and undergraduate degrees in Business, Nursing, Psychology, Education & more. Apply today!
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    • B.S. in Justice Studies
    • B.A. in Government with an Emphasis in Legal Studies
    • B.A. in Government with an Emphasis in State and Local Public Policy
    Location:
    Phoenix: 3300 W Camelback Road, Phoenix AZ 85017
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  • Capella University

    Make a difference in your community with a criminal justice degree from Capella University.
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    • BS - Criminal Justice

    Location: Online

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  • Florida Tech

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    Programs

    • Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice/Homeland Security
    • Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice
    • Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice
    Location:
    Melbourne: 150 W University Blvd., Melbourne FL 32901
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  • New England College

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    • BA in Criminal Justice
    • BA in Psychology Criminal Justice
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    Location:
    Henniker: 98 Bridge St,, Henniker NH 03242
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  • Utica College

    Utica College, founded in 1946, is a comprehensive private institution located in upstate central New York.  The College offers regionally accredited online certificates, bachelors, masters, and doctoral degrees in healthcare, cybersecurity, financial crime, nursing, physical therapy, business, criminal justice, and data science.  All courses are taught by credentialed, highly experienced faculty with significant and ongoing accomplishments in their respective fields.

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    Programs

    • BS in Criminal Justice – General
    • BS in Criminal Intelligence Analysis
    • BS in Criminal Justice - White Collar Crime
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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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    Programs

    • B.S. in Criminal Justice / Law Enforcement
    • B.S. in Criminal Justice
    • B.S. in Human Services / Criminal Justice
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    Location:
    Waterbury: 800 Country Club Rd. P.O. Box 2540, Waterbury CT 06723
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  • California University of Pennsylvania

    Recognized by the U.S. News and World Report for: Best Online Programs, Bachelor’s 2017, Best Online Programs, Grad Education 2017 and Best Online Programs, Bachelor’s for Veterans 2017

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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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  • Liberty University

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    • Bachelor of Science: Criminal Justice: Homeland Security
    • Bachelor of Science: Criminal Justice: Juvenile Justice
    • Bachelor of Science: Criminal Justice: Criminal Psychology
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    Location:
    Lynchburg: 1971 University Blvd,, Lynchburg VA 24515
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