Online Criminal Justice Bachelor Degree
- Next Start Date: May 1, 2017
- Estimated Program Length: 16 Months*
- Semester Hours: 48 Hours
- Cost Per Semester Hour: $305
* Major coursework may be completed in as little as 16 months.
The Criminal Justice Online Degree program at King University introduces restorative justice, bringing victims and offenders together in an effort to repair relationships; this concept is a program distinguisher at King.
The degree-completion program prepares students for various challenging and rewarding careers after graduation, in diverse areas such as probation, parole, state and federal law enforcement, and the court system. The quality education students receive at King University allows them to enter into competitive markets with confidence. Our online courses are the same courses as those delivered on campus.
Competitive Career Choices
- State-level law enforcement
- Federal-level law enforcement
- Probation office
- Parole office
- Federal Bureau of Prisons
- Child and family services
This program is comprised of a 48 semester hour major (12 courses) and major coursework may be completed in as little as 16 months. A total of 124 semester hours are required to graduate from King University.
Students that need additional core and/or elective courses to fulfill the 124 semester hours may transfer those credit hours from another accredited institution or register for core and elective courses offered each semester through the Pathway and Quest programs at King University.
Students must have previously earned 45 semester hours to gain admission into the online bachelor of science in criminal justice program.
General Education Core Requirements
A minimum of 30 semester hours in general education courses is required prior to graduation, including one course from each of the following categories:
- English composition
- College mathematics
- Science with laboratory
- Human culture (religion, psychology, sociology, foreign language)
- U.S. and global citizenship (economics, history, philosophy, political science)
Prior to graduation from King, a comprehensive general education assessment test is required. A pass or fail test, the Outcomes Assessment at King (OAK) becomes available in your student portal upon entering your last semester of classes. The OAK is comprised of 75 general education questions.
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