Criminal Justice Degrees

Criminal Justice Degrees

Welcome to the Criminal Justice Degrees for Police and Law Enforcement section on PoliceOne. Criminal Justice Degree programs can open up career opportunities in public safety, corrections, forensic science, investigation, and law enforcement. Here you'll find a comprehensive list of some of the top online Criminal Justice Degree Programs and education resources from industry leading colleges and universities. Get started today.

Education Programs

Northwestern University Center for Public Safety

With thousands of former students engaged in law enforcement and traffic safety professions around the globe, NUCPS has earned the reputation as the worldwide leader in law enforcement professional development and education. At last count, more than 550 police chiefs, sheriffs and directors of state policing agencies currently serving in the United States are graduates of NUCPS.

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Join a nearly 200-year legacy of public service leaders.

Designed to meet the evolving needs of working adults, Norwich University's online bachelor's degree completion programs help forward-thinking students earn the credentials needed to advance their careers. Earn the prestige of a Norwich degree online in less than two years.

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Columbia Southern University

Depending on your career goals and objectives, an online criminal justice degree at Columbia Southern University could meet your needs. Whether you are interested in pursuing an associate, bachelor, or master degree, CSU makes it easy to schedule classes around your current position or family situation.

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California Southern University Introduces Criminal Justice Program

Founded in 1978 to provide affordable education of exceptional quality to busy professionals, CalSouthern has added a comprehensive, cutting-edge criminal justice program to its selection of outstanding bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in business, psychology and law.  Subject areas include digital crime, terrorism response, forensic psychology, leadership, supervisory management, substance abuse, domestic relations, principles of investigation and the psychology of violence and trauma. Request info and learn more.


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100% Online | Graduate in 12-24 Months | 2,500+ MSCJ Graduates

Credibility is everything in criminal justice. That’s why UC has spent the past 15 years delivering one of the nation’s most respected online CJ programs. If you want to build your reputation as a leader in criminal justice, earn your master’s 100% online from UC — a proven front runner in the field.

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Robert Morris University online B.A. in Criminal Justice

A rigorous and practical degree program with the flexibility and versatility of online offers ideal preparation for careers in government, education, social work, health care, military, risk assessment, and private security. Coursework includes sociology, psychology, political science, and cyber forensics and includes an internship or practicum to build professional experience.

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American Military University

From natural disasters to the threat of domestic or international terrorism, those who protect the public must be prepared for a variety of challenges. American Military University is a premier provider of accredited online education to public service professionals looking to take the next step in their careers. Take the next step and complete a no-fee application.

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Union Institute & University’s Online Criminal Justice Degree

Our flexible, online degree program is specifically designed to prepare you to move up the ranks into supervisory, management, and executive positions within the criminal justice system. It is led & taught by cops for cops. Classes start every 8 weeks. Master’s programs also available! Learn more today! 

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Penn State Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice–100% online

Stay on the job while you start or advance your career with a respected credential — Homeland Security, Criminal Justice, or Public Administration — 100% online.

  • Earn the same degree as students on campus, but on your time — 100% online
  • Same tuition rate applies for in-state and out-of-state students
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Tiffin University Online Criminal Justice Degrees

Tiffin University provides quality undergraduate and graduate criminal justice programs that are sound in concept, implemented by an experienced and devoted faculty, and prepared to serve those seeking a solid foundation in knowledge and skills required for gaining employment or seeking advancement in this growing field.

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California Coast University

California Coast University – AS, BS and MS degrees in Criminal Justice, Business and Psychology just to name a few.

California Coast University offers online programs that are affordable and interest free.  Students work at their own pace and can graduate in as little as nine months.  Academic credit is granted for POST and a 10% tuition discount is offered to all law enforcement personnel.

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No GRE required. Affordable tuition. 100% online learning.

Whether you want to solve a crime, impact public policy, initiate change in people's lives or be on the forefront of innovative ideas in the field, Weber State's Master of Criminal Justice program can open endless career opportunities for you.

• Learn from faculty with decades of field experience who have a plethora of real-life examples and experiences to share.
• Finish in 12-18 months.
• Get your degree from a regionally accredited university known for its excellent teaching.

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