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Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice - Crime and Criminals

Walden University



If you are looking for an online program that will help you to gain the skills and knowledge to prepare for a career in law enforcement, the justice system, corrections, homeland security, and social services? Then the online B.S. in Criminal Justice - Crime and Criminals degree from Walden University is the ideal Program For you.

Throughout the course of this online Criminal Justice - Crime and Criminals degree program, students will study a blend of contemporary theory on the nature, extent, and cause of crime with the study of national and international criminal justice practices.

Throughout this online degree in criminal justice, students will participate in a number of online crime and criminals courses that will introduce students to topics, such as:

  • Communication Skills For Career Development
  • Contemporary Criminal Justice Systems
  • Criminology and Social Control
  • Juvenile Delinquency and Justice
  • Criminal Law
  • Corrections
  • Courts and Judicial Process
  • Law Enforcement
  • Data Analysis for the Criminal Justice Professional
  • Criminal Evidence and Investigation
  • The Criminal Mind
  • Drugs, Gangs, and Organized Crime

In this concentration, students will study criminal theories and behavior, and will discover the proper way to conduct a criminal investigation. Areas of study include: assessing a crime scene, handling witnesses/suspects/informants, and administering surveillance techniques.

Also, the Criminal Justice - Crime and Criminals program uses the latest interactive media, including lifelike, computer-generated scenarios from crime scenes. Our curriculum is based on the recommendations of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. The program can help prepare you to become a more effective social change agent in criminal justice organizations at the local, state, federal, or international levels.

Students must have a high school diploma or equivalent and be at least 24 years old.

Accreditation Information

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

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