Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice
Bachelor of Science 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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Affordable Tiered Tuition Plan Affordable Tiered Tuition Plan

Affordable Tiered Tuition Plan is a program designed to give students the opportunity to earn tuition deduction all the way to graduation. Every student who dedicates endless hours to their education deserves a deduction. Here’s how it works for a bachelor's degree program:*†

  • Start earning your degree
  • > 25% credits*

    10% tuition deduction
  • > 50% credits*

    15% tuition deduction
  • > 75% credits*

    20% tuition deduction

*earned program credits

*To see full eligibility requirements and excluded programs, please visit this page (pdfs by program previously approved). Associate’s level offers separate tuition reduction structure. Graduate and certificate programs are not eligible for tiered tuition.

† Students utilizing partnership agreements or enrolling as a Continual Transfer Waiver will not be eligible for the reduced tuition. Those students will receive the tuition reduction as outlined in the partnership agreement or transfer waiver.

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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

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