Online Criminal Justice Degree
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The Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice degree completion program at Aurora University Online is designed for busy, working students who have life experience relevant to the fields of criminal justice. Courses are held in five- to eight-week modules and transfer credit from other regionally accredited institutions is welcomed. The program provides you with a broad academic background in criminal justice that prepares you for careers in law enforcement, corrections, courts, probation, parole or private security. In elective courses, you’ll be able to personalize your degree with classes in your area of interest.
The online criminal justice degree requires 120 semester hours, including 44 semester hours within the major. Courses completed at regionally accredited colleges or universities are considered for articulation into AU credits.
Aurora University Online accepts students into the adult degree completion program who have two years demonstrated work experience, military services, or other relevant adult responsibilities and 15 semester hours of transferable college credit with a GPA of 2.0 or higher*. Transfer credit from regionally accredited universities and community colleges is welcomed. Students are required to submit all transcripts from previously attended institutions. Contact us today for an evaluation of prior college credit.
*Individual circumstances may be reviewed by your admission counselor.
The bachelor’s degree gives students access to careers in the criminal justice field. Additionally, current professionals with some college credits can advance their careers with a degree. Once that degree is completed, then what? Check out some additional information about the different careers in criminal justice.
IDS3810 Professional Ethics (4 hours)
CRJ1010 Introduction to Criminal Justice System (4 hours)
CRJ2150 Correctional Services (4 hours)
CRJ2300 Criminology (4 hours)
CRJ2420 Criminal Law (4 hours)
CRJ2500 Policing America (4 hours)
CRJ3610 WI Research Methods (4 hours)
CRJ4800 Strategic Planning and Ethics (4 hours)
Electives (12 hours)