Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice

The Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice is designed for students pursuing careers in law enforcement, corrections, juvenile justice, courts, and victim advocacy. This 120-hour online degree program approaches the study of crime and justice with a unique blend of research and practice. You will explore topics in administration, criminal behavior, and a variety of correctional and criminal issues. This degree is offered both on campus and online. Courses include a 16-week format as well as an accelerated 8-week format. Students earning credits toward the Associate of Science in Law Enforcement may apply those credits toward the bachelor’s degree.

View the required courses and electives for the B.A. in Criminal Justice. We also offer a minor in criminal justice. Please send us an email if you have questions about getting started.

Where Our Alumni Work

  • Little Rock Police Department
  • Arkansas State Police
  • Department of Corrections
  • U.S. Marshals
  • U.S. Probation and Parole Office
  • Division of Youth Services
  • City of Little Rock
  • Department of Public Safety

After Graduation

Many of our undergrad students go on to pursue a graduate degree in criminal justice. We offer two master’s degree programs:

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