Online Criminal Justice Degree

Be a justice advocate

Develop your broader understanding of crime, such as robbery, theft, homicide, white-collar crime, cyber crimes, and terrorism. Learn through the study of criminal justice how we respond to the realities of crime within our society.

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This program is designed to:

  • Develop skills in fields related to law enforcement, courts and corrections, victim advocacy and assistance, juvenile justice, and provides a foundation for graduate study.
  • Equip you with the knowledge that will enable you to focus on the social science of criminology and criminal justice.
  • Discover the perfect match between your interest in criminal justice and your particular strengths and talents God has given you.


  • Bachelor of Arts – Graduate with a Bachelor of Arts with the 33-hour major. You can choose a three-year or four-year path to graduation.
  • Associate of Arts – The Associate of Arts degree is a two-year program designed for students pursuing careers in criminal justice, as well as for individuals already employed in the field. The curriculum provides foundational courses in criminal justice and approximately half of the hours for the four-year Bachelor of Arts program. View the courses required.
  • 17-Hour Minor – The criminal justice minor provides applied expertise through coursework in this area.
  • Adult LearningIf you are an adult that is 25 years or older, AU offers our criminal justice program online. 

Set Yourself Apart

Anderson University’s program in criminal justice provides a combination of classroom and experiential learning opportunities through internships and specialized courses.

  • small class sizes
  • full-time faculty with strong academic backgrounds and professional experience within the criminal justice field.
  • skills, knowledge, and character to fulfill career aspirations in a criminal justice-related field.
  • A full sememster Internship Experience


  • The Nature of Crime & Social Deviance
  • Criminal Law & Process
  • Social Problems
  • Introduction to Social Research
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Online Criminal Justice Program Overview


Experience high-quality business education at an affordable price point, empowering you to level up your career. This program is designed for students who are 23 and older. Tuition is $399 per credit hour.


Positions typically start between $50, – $90,000 per year. Positions may include roles like Probation Officer, Crime Scene Investigator, Law enforcement, State & Federal Court Positions and so much more.


Take control of your education with our online criminal justice program that offers multiple start dates, ensuring you can enroll at a time that suits your schedule. Begin classes in August, October, January, March, May, or July.

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