100% Online Criminal Justice Degrees

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Address the Causes and Impacts of Criminal Behavior

Point University’s online associate and bachelor’s programs in criminal justice provide students with the theoretical knowledge and skills to understand social problems and issues in human relations. With a focus on crime, criminal law, criminal procedures and criminal behavior, students acquire a working knowledge of the U.S. criminal justice system and the impact of crime on society. An interdisciplinary approach helps students develop the critical thinking skills necessary to understand crime in a psychosocial context and prepare for diverse criminal justice careers.

Point University’s online programs are both affordable and flexible so that you can learn on your schedule from the convenience of your home – or from anywhere in the world. With no application fee and multiple start dates per year, now is the perfect time to get started.

Online Criminal Justice Degrees

Our online criminal justice programs offer a rigorous curriculum in a fully online format that facilitates interaction with instructors and classmates.

60 CREDIT HOURS; 2 YEARS; $410 COST PER CREDIT

Our online criminal justice program takes an interdisciplinary approach to the field of law enforcement, focusing on the study of crime, criminal law, criminal procedures and criminal behavior. Courses in the associate degree include criminology, constitutional law and introduction to psychology.

120 CREDIT HOURS; 4 YEARS; $410 COST PER CREDIT

Our online criminal justice program takes an interdisciplinary approach to the field of law enforcement, focusing on the study of crime, criminal law, criminal procedures and criminal behavior. Courses in the bachelor’s degree include police administration, human behavior, conflict management and criminal law.

About Point University

Founded in 1937, Point University is an accredited, nonprofit institution equipping a diverse Christian community of cultural leaders motivated to live out their faith in the marketplace. We provide a broad, comprehensive curriculum designed to prepare students for their chosen professions.

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Online Learning with Point University

As an online student, you’ll receive the same education as our on-campus students delivered in a unique online learning environment. In addition to close interactions with faculty and fellow students, you can count on the dedicated support of admissions advisors, enrollment counselors and career services.

Structure Your Own Study Schedule

As completely asynchronous programs, the online criminal justice degrees at Point University provide the ultimate flexibility. While there are deadlines associated with the online criminal justice programs, there are no required meeting times, so students are able to complete their work at their convenience.

High-Quality Curriculum Delivered by Experts

In each of Point University’s online programs, knowledgeable faculty will utilize a holistic curriculum to expand your worldview as you gain the skills you need to succeed in your career. This unique approach ensures that you are prepared to thrive on an intellectual, professional and spiritual level.

Criminal Justice Careers

Equipped with an understanding of key issues in human relations and knowledge of the American criminal justice system, graduates are well-prepared for a range of in-demand careers, including:

  • Police officer
  • Corrections officer
  • Probation officer
  • Federal agent
  • Judicial administrator

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the overall employment of police and detectives is projected to grow 7% from 2020 to 2030, adding over 67,100 openings each year.1 The BLS industry profile for police and sheriff’s patrol officers shows that the highest-earning officers are employed in state government, local government, the federal executive branch, colleges and universities and hospitals.2

Varied Criminal Justice Occupations

Pursuing a criminal justice career can be both emotionally and financially rewarding, with plenty of room for advancement. Here are eight career paths with opportunities to advance.

  1. Correctional officer
  2. Crime scene technician
  3. Forensic specialist
  4. Criminal investigator
  5. Paralegal
  6. Police officer
  7. Staff attorney
  8. Forensic accountant

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Sources

  1. https://www.bls.gov/
  2. https://www.bls.gov/