B.S. in Professional Studies – Criminal Justice

Safeguard Your Community

Is maintaining the safety and security of your community among your highest priorities? Regent's online and on-campus Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies – Criminal Justice prepares you to employ justice through various career fields such as law, investigation, forensics and security. You'll build on the core foundations of leadership, communication and management, and gain working knowledge of the various agencies and processes involved in the administration of criminal justice.

Become a Change Agent

Learn investigative and forensic techniques and gain insight into juvenile justice, corrections, constitutional law, ethics and more.

Fast Track Your Degree

Apply existing college and military credit toward your degree. Check your transfer credits.

Learn from the Best

Be mentored by faculty in Virginia Beach who hold the highest degrees in their field.

Presented from a Christian perspective, this degree is supported by our respected faculty in Virginia Beach.

Available Fully Online

8-Week Course Sessions

Transfer-Friendly Degree Program


Online | On Campus

SESSION START:

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS: 120 +

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Take Your Career to the Next Level

On completing the B.S. in Professional Studies – Criminal Justice degree, you will be able to:

  • Employ ethical crime scene procedures and collect and preservice evidence.
  • Use interrogation and surveillance techniques.
  • Define, measure and control crime.

Career Opportunities

  • Probation/Corrections Officer
  • Forensics
  • Security Guard
  • Investigation
  • Immigration/Customs

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College of Arts & Sciences 2018-19 Tuition Rates

Program Type

Tuition

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

Fee

Amount

Description

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

 

$50

One-time fee, nonrefundable

Enrollment Deposit (On-Campus Students)

Enrollment Deposit (Evening/Online Students)

$150


$50

Fee is deducted from tuition costs

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

$60

One-time fee upon submission of graduation application

University Services Fee (On-Campus Students)

University Services Fee (Online Students)

$700/semester

$550/semester

Contributes to university academic and administrative operations

 

Optional Fees

 

Late Payment

$100/Session

Incurred per session in the event of late tuition payment

Course Fees

Varies,
$70-200 per course

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B.S. in Professional Studies – Criminal Justice