Bachelor of Sciences in Criminal Justice & Criminology – 100% Online
The 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 a 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 is designed to develop critical thinking skills and to prepare students for leadership roles in such fields as law enforcement, court administration, corrections, juvenile justice, probation and parole.
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 2 courses (6 credit hours) with service learning experiential hours.
Professionals who earn a bachelor’s in criminal justice and criminology degree online have numerous opportunities to advance their career within their place of employment or other government, private or public companies and organizations. Positions that require a bachelor degree in CJC may include:
- Criminologist, Coast Guard, ATF, DEA, FBI agent, US marshal
- Police detective, Private investigator, Forensic scientist
- Court reporter, Customs agent, Court clerk, Corrections officer
- Military intelligence specialist, Probation officer, Sheriff, and other