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Online Bachelor's in Criminal Justice

Program overview

Take the Next Step in Your Law Enforcement Career

Gain a deep understanding of social processes, criminal behavior, and global intelligence as you earn a 100% online degree.

Gain a deep understanding of social processes, criminal behavior, and global intelligence as you earn a 100% online degree.

Fast Facts


years to complete (with full transfer credits)


credit hours (39 in major)


per credit

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Serve Your Community and Protect Others

The online Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from Greenville University combines theoretical and hands-on learning to prepare you for a successful career in law enforcement and beyond. It is designed for working professionals who are ready to pursue a bachelor’s degree for professional advancement.

Practicum experience and field learning are built into the curriculum, so you graduate with the training you need to meet your goals. You will develop essential skills in problem-solving, decision-making, and ethical practice as you learn about the role of criminal justice in society and the importance of intelligence in countering domestic and global threats. Earning your criminal justice degree online from Greenville gives you a valuable credential for the job you want.

Criminal justice degree student holding a "Police" folder practicing an interrogation.

B.S. Criminal Justice Curriculum

The B.S. in Criminal Justice curriculum from Greenville combines an overview of social processes with a study of criminal behavior and the modern criminal justice system. Coursework includes topics like community relations, research, crime and social deviance, policy, and sociology. The program integrates Christian values into the criminal justice field and emphasizes experiential learning, preparing you to succeed.

Curriculum Details

Program Outcomes

When you complete this program, you’ll be able to:

Career Outlook

When you earn your criminal justice degree online from Greenville, you will be prepared to make a difference in your community as a professional in law enforcement, corrections, conservation, or other career paths.

The average salary for police and detectives is $63,380, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Whether you are just beginning your criminal justice career or ready for advancement, Greenville’s bachelor’s in criminal justice program can help you meet your goals.

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Admission Requirements

To apply for the criminal justice degree online program from Greenville University, you’ll need:

Admission Requirements

Tuition Details

This program is $459 per credit hour and includes 120 credits. To finish your degree faster and for a lower cost, you can transfer up to 90 credits to the bachelor’s in criminal justice program.

Greenville is proud to offer high-quality online programs with competitive tuition. We will work with you to ensure that your educational dreams are within reach.

Tuition and Fees

Learn From Criminal Justice Experts

Greenville’s experienced and caring faculty bring relevant criminal justice and law enforcement experience to the online classroom, so you learn valuable skill sets you can apply on the job. They are here to offer one-on-one support, encouragement, and guidance as you complete your degree.

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Why Online?

Study in a format that fits your life with our flexible and convenient online programs. Online learners receive personal support from application to graduation and experience the same academic rigor as on-campus students.

Online Learning Benefits

Financial Aid

Your education is an investment in your future. With our competitive tuition and transfer credit options, you can make your degree affordable. Learn more about federal aid, military benefits, and scholarships to fund your studies.

Tuition and Aid

Frequently Asked Questions

Our dedicated admissions team is here to help. If you have additional questions that aren’t covered here, contact us or call (855) 582-1233.

Undergraduate online students can apply for a number of scholarships. For a complete list of scholarship opportunities and details, please visit our Tuition and Aid page.

Yes! Greenville University accepts up to 90 transfer credits for undergraduate degree programs. We also evaluate academy transcripts, military experience, and other relevant experience for credit in the criminal justice program.

The online programs from Greenville University feature the same high-quality teaching and academic rigor as our on-campus offerings. You can be confident you’re earning a valuable degree for continued success.

This program requires a total of 120 credit hours, including 39 credits of major coursework.

We offer six start dates throughout the year. Your enrollment counselor can work with you to determine which date works best for you and your goals. For more information, contact us or call (855) 582-1233.

To apply for this program, complete the online application and work with your enrollment counselor to submit official transcripts. 

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