With an accredited online criminal justice degree, you can become a future leader in law enforcement and the legal system and work toward enhancing society for the better.

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Program Details

Next Start Date: 5/08/2024
Course Length: 8 Weeks
Estimated Length: 4 Years
Credit Hours: 120
Cost Per Credit: $424
Accreditation: SACSCOC

B.S. Criminal Justice Administration Overview

Campbellsville’s online bachelor’s degree in criminal justice administration provides you with the skills you need for a career in the criminal justice system. You will graduate with a solid foundation in the many concepts and principles that govern all areas of criminal justice. The program explores areas such as criminology, law enforcement and victimology while stressing human values, critical thinking, professional ethics and analytical skills.

The online criminal justice degree gives insight about the field’s programs and organizations and their management, as well as court procedures, functions and efforts. You will additionally investigate police operations, the scientific study of victimization and the major perspectives and theories for criminology.

While the criminal justice field covers a wide variety of careers, you can focus your studies toward the career you desire. For example, you will be able to enter careers as bailiffs, paralegals or game wardens upon graduation. You will be prepared for future opportunities in leadership and will be able to contribute to your community to make it a safer and better place while integrating ethical, Christian values.

Our criminal justice program’s faculty members contribute their years of real-world experience to the program. You can study when it’s most convenient to you thanks to the flexible online format.

Campbellsville University is fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).

Course Map

Campbellsville’s online criminal justice degree includes 120 credit hours of study that explore criminal justice, business administration, sociology and psychology. The four-year degree can be completed in as little as two years, depending on the amount of credit hours are transferred from a regionally accredited college.

Admissions Requirements

To apply to Campbellsville’s criminal justice administration program, prospective students must submit or complete the following:

  1. Complete the online application.
  2. Submit official copies of transcripts from each college or university previously or currently attended, along with a complete record of all courses attempted, to the Office of Admissions.
  3. If transferring less than 24 credit hours, submit official high school transcript.

Costs & Financial Aid

The online bachelor’s degree in criminal justice administration costs $424 per credit hour. In order to help students afford their education, Campbellsville University’s staff is available to work with students to discover available financial aid options.

Careers in Criminal Justice Administration

The doors open to many careers for criminal justice administration graduates. Some of the potential career outcomes are:

Why CU Online?

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Our well-rounded education in the arts and sciences is central to our goal of fostering your personal and professional growth.

Faith-Based Education

Founded in 1906 as a Christian university, we welcome diverse perspectives and prepare students to become Christian servant leaders.

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Campbellsville seeks to provide an affordable education for its students. Our online degree programs are in a convenient format, so you can study whenever and wherever you want.


Campbellsville University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award certificates, associate, baccalaureate, master's and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the status of Campbellsville University.

Benefits of Learning Online

Campbellsville University offers several dynamic online degrees so that students can continue their education and hone their skills. Campbellsville’s online campus has been recognized as one of the best by numerous outlets. The institution’s faculty members have real-world experience in their fields, so students can get a glimpse of working in their prospective career. Students can also conveniently fit online coursework into their busy schedules.

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