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Online BS in Criminal Justice Overview
Start or advance your career in law enforcement, corrections, probation, parole, or law with Methodist University’s online BS in Criminal Justice. In one of many roles, you’ll make a difference in the lives of people who are most vulnerable.
The program takes a holistic view of behavior, conditions, and circumstances that produce crime. By examining crime and the criminal justice system from a social science perspective, you’ll develop a wide knowledge base and comprehensive understanding of criminological theory. You’ll also gain necessary skills in interpersonal communications, program and policy development, community organization, and planning and research to excel in the criminal justice field.
Classes start January 11, 2021
Courses are 8 weeks
54 credits in major (124 total)
Part-time and full-time options
Yellow Ribbon school
Pursue Your Dream Job
After earning your online bachelor’s in criminal justice degree, you’ll be qualified for roles like police officer, corrections officer, security and loss protection roles, and FBI agent. Or you can continue to graduate school.
Regardless of your career goals, you’ll be in good company. Methodist University alumni include professionals at the Secret Service, Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, and the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation. Faculty members are an ideal mix of pure academics and seasoned practitioners and are well-connected with local, state, and federal agencies.
About Methodist University
Founded in 1956 as a liberal arts college, Methodist University now serves more than 2,300 students from 42 states and 77 countries. Methodist University is focused on high-quality experiences that nurture moral values and ethical decision-making to prepare students for a variety of careers and pursuits. Courses are taught by experts in their field.
Methodist University is located just a few miles from Fort Bragg and Pope Army Airfield, with several former and current MU faculty who served in the military. As members of the same community, MU has a unique understanding of the specific needs of service members, veterans and their families. Ranked annually as a top-tier university, MU provides a high-quality, convenient, flexible and cost-effective education that supports both personal and professional goals.