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The objective of the online Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice degree program is to provide students with the skills needed to enter the workforce and advance as professionals in various areas of the criminal justice field. Required coursework builds a foundation of knowledge in advanced criminal justice theory and crime, the practice of law enforcement and the U.S. judicial system, which includes adult and juvenile corrections.

Expect More from UA Grantham

More transferability: Students can transfer in up to 75% of credits for this degree.

More affordability: UA Grantham has one of the lowest tuition rates in the U.S.1 and we provide a new laptop to all new and returning degree-seeking students—at no additional cost.

More start dates: Most courses in this program start monthly. It's easy to get started whenever you're ready.

More credibility: UA Grantham's Criminal Justice program is accredited by the Distance Education Accreditation Commission (DEAC), which is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a recognized accrediting agency and recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).


Concentrations

The Criminal Justice program has the following concentrations:

Program Outcomes

  • Explain the various causes of crime using criminal justice theories, practices and processes to a multicultural population
  • Compare and contrast historical and contemporary police functions, issues and responses to crime
  • Describe the nature and function of corrections, its services, practices and institutions
  • Analyze relevant criminal law and procedures as they relate to the administration of justice
  • Differentiate between adult and juvenile procedures throughout the criminal justice system
  • Apply the concepts of professionalism, ethical behavior and social responsibility to make decisions as a criminal justice professional
  • Evaluate the three components of the criminal justice system

Need More Help?

Talk to a dedicated admissions representative and get answers to all your Criminal Justice questions. Give us a call at 800-955-2527 or email us at admissions@grantham.edu.