About University of Nebraska
Top-Ranked Online Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Criminal Justice
The University of Nebraska has designed nationally recognized criminal justice programs that draw from the strengths of our Kearney, Lincoln, and Omaha campuses – meaning you’ll receive the best academic experience possible. U.S. News & World Report, Military Times and other notable organizations have recognized our criminal justice programs for excellence.
Coursework is challenging, relevant, and reflects current trends in justice in the United States and worldwide. Students work with their advisers to select courses that help them reach their individual career goals. The exciting applied learning experiences taught by faculty with both real-life and research expertise ensure students get the most out of each course.
This program is designed for students who may have an associate’s degree or have completed the majority of their general education courses. The program includes hands-on experience completed at a location convenient to you.
The BGS degree completion program is designed for students 21 and older and accepts up to 64 transfer credit hours. Credit may also be granted for military service and workplace training programs.
The master’s degree is a 36 credit hour, non-thesis program that emphasizes crime and criminal justice research, theory, planning, and administration. To customize the program, students may choose nine credit hours in a related field such as Public Administration, Business Administration, Psychology, Political Science, or Sociology.
Why choose the University of Nebraska online?