Online Criminal Justice Degrees


The Higher Learning Commission accredits Aurora University at the bachelor's, master's and doctoral levels.

The future needs protecting. Are you up to the task? Careers in law enforcement, security, policy, emergency preparedness and homeland security are waiting for you.

Now’s the Time

According to the Bureau of Labor statistics, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security is one of the largest employers among federal agencies. Job growth for probation officers and correctional treatment specialists is projected at 18 percent over the next decade, and due to officer shortages, police departments in many Midwestern states have openings that need to be filled. Seize this opportunity to begin or advance your career in criminal justice.

Get Going

The Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice is the first step for students who want to begin a career in criminal justice. The program has a broad academic foundation, and elective courses allow you to focus your degree based on interest. Graduates of the program go on to careers in law enforcement, corrections and private security.