What Do Criminal Justice Courses Look Like?
You’ll learn through live interactive sessions with faculty and peers, authentic assessments of what you know, and real-world projects like analyzing a real interrogation video.
You can get transfer credits reviewed in one business day (on average) and transfer your credits to save time and money. Take advantage of our online Criminal Justice degree Bachelor Completer entrance pathway to save time and money by transferring in your Associate's degree or conferred credits.
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With your Criminal Justice Bachelor’s degree, you can pursue work throughout the justice and corrections systems—which means a wide variety of paths are open to you. Common career paths for graduates with a Bachelor’s in Criminal Justice include:
We’re here to help you protect and serve your community at a higher level.
The Criminal Justice program is not designed to meet the educational requirements for professional licensure or certification in any states. This program has not been approved by any state professional licensing body and does not lead to any state-issued professional license.2
Rasmussen University courses are fully online and rich in interactive learning—to give you more control and balance in your life. Plus, we offer support on the ground at 23 campuses.
Earn your Bachelor’s in as few as 18 months when transferring in your Associate's degree or previous college credits. Self-directed assessments can save even more time and money.
Along with gaining justice-related expertise, you’ll grow in critical thinking, digital fluency, information literacy, communication, diversity and teamwork, and ethics and professional responsibility.
Not sure what you can do with a Criminal Justice degree? The field goes further than roles as a police officer and we’ve done the research to compile the wide variety of careers available to those with the right education.Read more
"Students have the opportunity to learn from professionals in the field, who bring their work experiences to the classroom."
Rose Du Houx Pogatshnik, MS
School of Justice Studies Faculty and Law Enforcement Program Chair
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No matter your education background, you can transfer your conferred Associate’s degree or 91 credits to finish your Bachelor’s in as few as 18 months.
You really don’t need to go very far to learn. Do it at your pace, where you work best.
An admissions advisor can help you go over options including military discounts, corporate grants, loans and other grants, and scholarship opportunities.
Courses are delivered in 5.5-week terms and full-time students can finish in as few as 18 months for as low as $28,720.
$269 cost per full-time credit
x 90 total credits
$24,210 total full-time tuition
+ $4,510 total fees
$28,720 full-time estimated total program cost
Higher education should be a manageable investment. Talk to an admissions advisor and learn how our online Criminal Justice program is designed to be more affordable with Knowledge Credit™ through transfer credits, self-directed assessments, and military training or professional certification. Plus, save more with loans and grants, scholarship opportunities, and military discounts for those who qualify. Find more about:
Entrance requirements at Rasmussen University vary depending on the program. We do not require enrolling students to submit standardized test scores; however, every entrant must have at least a high school diploma or the equivalent. To be considered for admission to the Bachelor-Completor Entrance Option, students must hold a conferred Associate’s degree from an accredited institution as recognized by the Department of Education, or students must have successfully completed 90 quarter or 60 semester credits with a grade of C or higher.