Bachelor of Criminal Justice

Program Overview

Develop an extensive knowledge of the U.S. Criminal Justice System, including law enforcement, courts, and corrections in the online Bachelor of Criminal Justice at Southern Utah University. You will develop the capacity to apply the law, social sciences, and sound practices as criminal justice professionals in the public and private sectors. 

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As few as 3 years

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In this 100 percent online program you will build a strong foundation of criminal justice and learn criminal law, research methods, and criminal justice management. This program will also provide you with a strong foundation to pursue advanced education in the criminal justice field. As an undergraduate student at SUU you have the option to earn up to 12 credits towards a Master of Public Administration through the Graduate Bridge program.

As a graduate of this program, you will:

  • Understand criminological theory, criminal law, and ethical issues. 
  • Be able to apply the law, social sciences, and sound practices as a criminal justice professional
  • Be ready to enter the workforce or pursue graduate education.

This program prepares you for roles such as:

  • Police Officer
  • Court Reporter
  • Forensic Technician
  • Private Investigator
  • Corrections Officer

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Maximize the value of your online Bachelor in Criminal Justice program with our affordable, pay-by-the-course tuition, which includes all fees.

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*If you transfer credits the cost of total tuition may be less. Total tuition does not reflect scholarships or other financial aid you may be eligible for


Designed for working professionals, SUU's online Bachelor in Criminal Justice program conveniently features 24/7 online course delivery, and multiple start dates each year. 

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Our streamlined admission process enables you to start quickly and easily. Please read the requirements, including what additional materials you need and where you should send them. Requirements include: 

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For the online Bachelor in Criminal Justice, you must complete 120 credit hours. 

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