BS in Criminal Justice Online, Cincinnati Online

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Start the Path to Your Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice!

The Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from Cincinnati Online, a college within the University of Cincinnati, will prepare you for a rewarding career in law enforcement, corrections and supervision, security and safety.

Amazing Career Options
As a criminal justice graduate, you’ll find opportunities to make a difference whether you choose private security or work in the public sector. Your career path might include a position in one of these areas:

  • Prison system - national or state
  • Private corporate security
  • FBI Department of Homeland Security
  • Sheriff’s Department
  • State Police
  • National Forest System
  • Federal Air Marshal Service

Transfer Options Available
Many options are available to transfer your existing credits into Cincinnati Online’s Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice program.

100% Online, Only two years to complete
Complete your full-time degree online in only two years (part-time enrollment is available, too).

The University of Cincinnati is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Program courses are taught by knowledgeable instructors who value leadership, research, teaching, and service.

Getting Started on an Online Criminal Justice Degree

Requirements for students who were not admissible directly from high school:

Make the Choice to Launch a Career with Cincinnati Online’s Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Program

  • World-class coursework - Designed to get students ready for real-world application
  • Ready for grad school - Satisfies Ohio state requirements and sets up pathway for graduate studies
  • Top-ranked school - University of Cincinnati is a top 100–ranked university for online bachelor’s degrees and #11 for online graduate degrees in criminal justice according to US News & World Report

Get started now!


Next Start Date

August 21


Application Deadline

July 1


Credit Hours


Graduation Cap

Est. Time to Complete

4 Years