Bachelor of Science (BS) in Criminal Justice
Discover Your Future at Argosy University with a Criminal Justice Degree
Diverse Students in this Program
Students are ages 40+ in this Program
Students Enrolled Full Time** in this Program
*Argosy University program census, 09/16/2016
**Full-time is one course per term
The Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice can provide students with a strong foundation in the theory and practices of the criminal justice system.
Why a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice?
Earning your degree in Criminal Justice can open doors to an exciting and serious career, or to professional advancement. Criminal Justice is a versatile degree, which can be applied in a variety of settings and fields. Students are prepared to address many critical contemporary issues, such as crime, security and terrorism. In addition, students can build the foundation to continue their education in graduate or law school.
Why a Criminal Justice Degree at Argosy University?
The Criminal Justice program prepares students for professional success by integrating broad knowledge of the field with a strong liberal arts education. The program promotes understanding of the legal and justice system, emphasizing critical thinking, analysis and ethical considerations. Students are afforded opportunities for hands-on experiences through a field placement, and may choose to specialize in one of seven concentrations. Finally, students may be eligible to complete select graduate courses to fulfill some of their undergraduate electives. To qualify to take graduate courses, the student must apply and be accepted in the Master’s Accelerated Plan (MAP). Upon completion of the bachelor’s degree, if accepted, the elective courses completed may transfer into the graduate degree.
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What to Expect
When You're Applying
- Work with an admissions team eager to answer your questions and assist you through the application process
- Learn from a financial aid team about options for making your academic goals more affordable
- Experience an efficient process that enables most applicants to start the program within two months of applying
When You're Enrolled
- Have the opportunity to learn from experts in criminal justice who are employed in a variety of organizational settings
- You can complete 120 credit hours that teach you about theory and methods in the broad field of criminal justice, and provide opportunities to go deep with a concentration
- Experience the support and guidance of advisors, faculty and tutors who help facilitate your meeting degree requirements, while balancing schoolwork and other commitments
One person can make a difference and everyone should try.
John F. Kennedy