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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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  • Ashford University

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    Programs

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

    Location: Online

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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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    Programs

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

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    • BS - Criminal Justice

    Location: Online

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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
    • 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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  • 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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  • Liberty University

    100% Online & No Standardized Testing

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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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  • Anna Maria College

    Anna Maria College is a private, not-for-profit, Catholic liberal arts institution accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.

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    • Bachelor of Science in Fire Science

    Location: Online

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  • Benedictine University

    Get a liberal arts education guided by Roman Catholic tradition at Benedictine University.
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    • Certificate in Emergency Preparedness
    • Graduate Certificate in Epidemiology
    Location:
    Lisle: 5700 College Road, Lisle IL 60532
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  • Utica College

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    Founded in 1946 and located in the heart of central New York, Utica College is a regionally accredited, independent, private institution that features many of the advantages of a large university — such as undergraduate and graduate degree options, excellent academics, and outstanding faculty — with the intimacy and high degree of personal attention more closely associated with smaller private institutions.

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    • BS in Fraud and Financial Crime Investigation

    Location: Online

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