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Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice Degree Online

The online Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice degree program teaches students career focused skills in law enforcement, juvenile justice, corrections, and other social services career opportunities.

Online Criminal Justice Bachelor Degree

  • Next Start Date: September 24, 2018
  • 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

Program Details

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.

Enrollment Requirement

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

To graduate from King University with a baccalaureate degree, all students must have earned a total of 30 semester hours of common experience and general education including:

Common Experience:

  • OAK General Education Assessment (0 s.h.)
  • RELG 1001 Foundations of Christian Thought and Practice (4 s.h.)

General Education Experience:
Students must select at least one course from each of the following categories:

  • Citizenship (4 s.h.)
  • English Composition (4 s.h.)
  • Human Creative Products (4 s.h.)
  • Quantitative Literacy (4 s.h.)
  • Science (4 s.h.)
  • Additional General Education Hours (6 s.h.)

Graduation Requirement

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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