Colorado Christian University
Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice
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Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice Bachelor's Degree, B.S.

The Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice will provide you with a solid foundation of theoretical knowledge and practical application that will prepare you for careers in juvenile justice, law enforcement, corrections, homeland security, and various governmental positions. While earning your degree to pursue a career in criminal justice, you will have the coursework you need to understand and contribute to the criminal justice system.

Program Focus

Criminology, corrections, forensic science, and criminal justice ethics

Each course in this criminal justice degree ties theory with practice, which will give you the opportunity to apply what you learn. In addition, CCU's distinctive curriculum integrates faith with the criminal justice course content, so you can explore the critical issues of life: free will, human nature, justice, and redemption.

Why pursue a degree in Criminal Justice?

As a criminal justice major, you'll be qualified for a range of career opportunities at the federal, state, and local levels, as well as in the private sector. Upon graduation, you can go on to work in law enforcement, forensics, legal- and court-related positions, and even information security. Some careers may require additional training and education, but a bachelor's in criminal justice can provide you with a significant advantage in qualifying for such programs.

At CCU, you can take criminal justice classes online or at any of our College of Adult and Graduate Studies Regional Centers. The online degree option allows you to complete assignments from any location with Internet access.

Criminal Justice bachelor's degree program benefits

  • The program is specifically designed for busy adult students with work and family commitments.
  • Students take one course at a time with classroom-based courses meeting one night a week for five weeks.
  • Students can choose to complete the coursework online. Online courses typically run for five weeks and weekly assignments may be completed around your schedule.
  • Small class sizes encourage individualized learning and networking.
  • Students have direct access to professors who are also professionals in the field.
  • Take advantage of CCU's generous transfer credit policies to accelerate your degree!

Apply Now

  • Ready to get started? Take the first step by applying to CCU's College of Adult and Graduate Studies, and start investing in your future.

  • CCU Online

    The College of Adult and Graduate Studies offers adult students the opportunity to earn their degree online from anywhere in the world.

  • CCU Colorado

    Adult students living in Colorado can take courses at any one of our six center locations throughout the Colorado region.