UC’s online Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice program provides students with a comprehensive understanding 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.
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.
Fraternal Order of Police members and their dependents are eligible for a 20% scholarship off Instructional Fees of the online Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice program. Contact an Enrollment Services Advisor to find out more.
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
“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.”
You may be eligible for a tuition scholarship if you are an employee or member of one of our partner organizations.
No. your degree will be conferred by the University of Cincinnati, which will also be reflected on your transcripts and degree.
Yes. Many of our students qualify for some type of financial aid.
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Yes, to walk across the stage for your graduation. (Just kidding, that is optional!)
The University of Cincinnati’s online programs are truly all online, requiring no on-campus visits. There are a few rare exceptions and those are noted on the program information pages.
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