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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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  • Grand Canyon University

    Pursue careers at every level of law and enforcement with a Bachelor of Science in Justice Studies online. Apply to GCU 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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  • Argosy University

    Argosy University offers doctoral, master's, and bachelor's degree programs to students through its eight colleges.
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    • Criminal Justice (BS) (Online)
    Location:
    Phoenix: 2233 West Dunlap Ave., Phoenix AZ 85021
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  • South University, Online Programs

    As a student at South University, Online Programs you will receive the same quality instruction, variety of learning options and level of service found at the campus locations.
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    • Criminal Justice (BS)
    Location:
    Savannah: 709 Mall Boulevard, Savannah GA 31406
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  • Capella University

    An accredited online university, Capella University offers bachelor’s, master’s/MBA, doctoral, and certificate programs designed to take you to the forefront of your profession.

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    • BS - Criminal Justice

    Location: Online

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  • Ohio Christian University

    Pursue your education at 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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  • New England College

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    • BA in Criminal Justice
    • BA in Psychology Criminal Justice
    • BA in Criminal Justice/Human Services
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    Location:
    Henniker: 98 Bridge St,, Henniker NH 03242
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  • Liberty University

    We are committed to helping you achieve your goals and complete your degree as quickly as possible.
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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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  • Miller-Motte College

    Start the next chapter of your life with an Associate or Bachelor degree from Miller-Motte College Online Division.
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    • Criminal Justice - Associate of Applied Science

    Location: Online

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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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