Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

November 15, 2022
January 09, 2023
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What to expect with UC’s online Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Program

UC’s online Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice program provides students with a comprehensive understandingWaived Application Fee Spring 2023 Semester of the criminal offending and criminal justice process. As society continues to evolve, the need for well-trained, highly-educated criminal justice professionals will be in high demand.

Through the University of Cincinnati’s online BS in Criminal Justice, you will have the additional advantage of earning your degree from our School of Criminal Justice, which is consistently ranked among the top 15 Best Criminal Justice Schools by U.S. News & World Report.


Is a degree in Criminal Justice right for me?

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Whether you are seeking an entry-level position or want to advance your current career in law enforcement, loss prevention, special investigations, social advocacy or private security, earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice can help you achieve your goals.

Our online baccalaureate program combines professional skills training with relevant curriculum designed to help you develop a solid foundation of criminal justice knowledge. Ultimately, this online program prepares graduates to become leaders in criminal justice settings, policy reform and law enforcement. Students may enroll in the spring, summer or fall semester. It typically takes students four years to complete the degree.

Is UC Online right for me?

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As a student, you will have access to a wide range of learning opportunities.
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Gain the most in demand skills applicable to a variety of industries
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Graduate from a Top-Ranked Program.

UC’s School of Criminal Justice consistently ranks among the top 15 Best Criminal Justice Schools by U.S. News & World Report. 

Experience UC Online

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“Every course was applicable in my current role as a Probation and Parole Officer. I was able to incorporate some of the evidence-based practices in my everyday work and apply my own experience to my course work.”

Ryan L.
Probation and Parole Officer

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The University of Cincinnati is one of the first institutions to offer online courses. Innovation in education is at the forefront of what we do. We have expanded the convenience and quality of our online learning to online degree programs. Today, we offer nearly 100 degrees from undergraduate to doctoral programs.

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