Online Criminal Justice Bachelor's Degree

Explore our Online Criminal Justice Bachelor’s Degree

߲ݴý Online’s Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice is designed for working adults who want to pursue a career in improving the quality of justice through education, research, and public service. Professionals in Stevenson’s online Bachelor’s in Criminal Justice program will learn through a targeted mix of compelling online courses designed to prepare them for careers in education, research, or public service.

Our online Criminal Justice degree curriculum combines theory with practice, requiring courses in psychology, sociology, law, technology, and criminal justice. Designed for working professionals, this program is offered fully online in 8-week sessions.

Top Criminal Justice Careers for Graduates

Graduates of our Criminal Justice online program can pursue careers such as:

  • Police Officer
  • Police Defender
  • Forensic Investigator
  • Corrections
  • Child Welfare Caseworker
  • Counterintelligence Agent
  • Foreign Service Officer

Law Enforcement Administration Area of Focus (optional)

Stevenson offers focused electives designed for practicing or aspiring criminal justice professionals who want to enhance their knowledge of law enforcement management and leadership.

In these optional courses, students enrolled in the online Criminal Justice Bachelor’s degree program will examine human resources dilemmas, management theory, and behavioral concepts related to modern organizations. These courses explore these management approaches within a criminal justice agency or organization.

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  • First-Time College Students – Submit an official high school transcript listing diploma. If applying with a GED, an official transcript must be submitted with a score of 145 or higher.
  • Transfer Students with 15 college credits or more – Submit official college transcripts from all previous academic work. If there are fewer than 15 credits, submit an official high school transcript listing diploma. If applying with a GED, an official transcript must be submitted with a score of 145 or higher.
  • A cumulative GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale in past academic work

Credit for Prior Learning

Through ߲ݴý’s Credit for Prior Learning Program, undergraduate students are eligible to earn up to 30 credits for what they have learned through their previous work and life experiences. ߲ݴý Online offers several options for assessing and awarding college credit for prior learning. For more information, visit our Credit for Prior Learning page.


$460.00 Per Credit / $1,380.00 Per Course (3 Credits)

  • ߲ݴý offers a partnership tuition rate through our relationships with local community colleges, hospitals, and organizations. A full list of our partners can be found here.
  • ߲ݴý Online has simplified the cost of your education by eliminating all fees. 
  • We offer financial aid packages to those who qualify.
  • ߲ݴý will accept a maximum of 70 undergraduate transfer credits from a regionally accredited community college and 90 undergraduate credits from a regionally accredited four-year institution.


Students in the online Criminal Justice Bachelor’s Degree program can choose from a variety of courses including: 

  • Constitutional Law 
  • Criminal Law 
  • Criminal Investigation
  • Law Enforcement
  • Criminology
  • Research Methods in Criminal Justice