A.A. in Criminal Justice

Delivery Format: Online | On Campus

Total Credit Hours Required: 64 +

Approved Degree Plan: Click to download PDF

The Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice is an online or on-campus degree program designed to prepare students to be high-level critical thinkers and well-rounded professionals as they pursue careers as servant leaders in the field of criminal justice. This is an interdisciplinary program that demands moral excellence and examines the careful application of the law.

  • Study criminal investigation, criminal law and theories of criminal justice in a program that emphasizes a Christian worldview, strong academic content, critical thinking and analysis, and ethics.
  • Investigate the nature and causes of crime along with methods of treatment and prevention.
  • Students who are interested may apply all credits to Regent’s B.S. in Criminal Justice degree for a seamless transition into a program taught from the same worldview.

Take Your Career to the Next Level

  • Police Officer
  • Probation Officer
  • Legal Assistant
  • Insurance Investigator
  • Forensic Technician

Admission requirements vary based on the stage you're at in life. Select a link below to learn how to apply.

College of Arts & Sciences 2018-19 Tuition Rates

Program Type


On-Campus Student

  • 12-18 credit hours per semester
  • Under 12 credit hours
  • Over 18 credit hours


  • $8,490 (block rate)
  • $595/credit hour
  • $566/credit hour

Online Student (enrolled in 8-week classes)

  • Full-time (12* credit hours)
  • Part-time (6* credit hours)

*Average number of credits per semester.


  • $395/credit hour
  • $425/credit hour

RN to B.S. in Nursing Tuition

  • $295/credit hour


Student Fees




Application Fee (On-Campus & Evening/Online Students)



One-time fee, nonrefundable

Enrollment Deposit (On-Campus Students)

Enrollment Deposit (Evening/Online Students)



Fee is deducted from tuition costs

Graduation Fee (On-Campus & Evening/Online Students)


One-time fee upon submission of graduation application

University Services Fee (On-Campus Students)

University Services Fee (Online Students)



Contributes to university academic and administrative operations


Optional Fees


Late Payment


Incurred per session in the event of late tuition payment

Course Fees

$70-200 per course

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