Criminal Justice and Criminology Online

Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice & Criminology – 100% Online Major or Minor


Our top-ranked Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice and Criminology online degree completion program is designed to help meet the ever-increasing demand for qualified and highly skilled professionals in the field of law enforcement and other related fields. The curriculum introduces students to the study of criminal behavior, criminal justice systems, social justice and law from a multidisciplinary, liberal-arts perspective. Students seeking an online bachelor of science degree in Criminal Justice and Criminology will study the complexities of and relationships among the legal, social, political, historical and psychological influences affecting crime, criminals, and law processes. The curriculum will develop critical thinking skills and prepare students for leadership roles in such fields as law enforcement, court administration, corrections, juvenile justice, probation and parole.

We also offer an online minor in Criminal Justice and Criminology, which can be combined with any of our other online major programs, excluding Criminal Justice and Criminology. An online Criminal Justice and Criminology minor will complement degrees in other disciplines, including Psychology or General Studies, by providing students with an intellectual understanding of the justice system. The opportunity to add an online minor in Criminal Justice and Criminology allows students to tailor their education to fit their interests and career goals.


Service Learning Kentucky Wesleyan College’s teaching and learning strategy integrates meaningful community service with instruction and reflection to enrich the learning experience, teach civic responsibility, and strengthen communities. As a requirement for a degree in Criminal Justice and Criminology, a student must complete 20 service learning experiential hours.

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