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Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Criminal Justice

Online Degree Overview

On-Campus Degree Available

An online bachelor's degree in criminal justice will prepare you for a career in a number of local, state, federal and international law enforcement agencies and organizations. Since the criminal justice field demands moral excellence and the careful application of laws, Regent’s online criminal justice degree program emphasizes a Christian worldview, strong academic content, critical thinking and analysis, and ethics. Through your coursework, you will learn about criminal investigation processes and ethics in criminal justice, criminal law, juvenile justice, and constitutional law. You will also have the option to take courses that explore public policy and administration; state and local government; homeland security; and domestic and international terrorism.

Regent’s online degree in criminal justice prepares you for vocational excellence in a variety of exciting careers. Should you desire further education upon graduation, you will be prepared academically for graduate-level education in fields including law, government/political science, criminal justice, public administration or public policy.

Career Opportunities

  • Police Officer
  • Probation Officer
  • Border Patrol
  • Customs Agent
  • Detective
  • Bailiff
  • Game Warden
Curriculum: View course requirements.
Length: 120 credit hours (includes 49 general education, 48 criminal justice and 23 additional electives)
Format: Offered entirely online or on campus.
Results: Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice
Important Links: Apply Now | Tuition & Financial Aid | Department & Faculty

Dr. Joshua McMullen, Assistant Professor, Department Chair, Government, History and Criminal Justice: phone: 757-352-4776; email:

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