Faulkner University’s Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice degree-completion program is specifically designed for the current professional seeking a credential to propel their career through greater understanding and enhanced practice. Curriculum enhances field knowledge in criminal justice areas, including law enforcement, corrections, legal and private security and also supports professional development through continued learning.
The bachelor’s degree is the credential you need to take your career where you want it to go. It serves as an academic foundation for further learning, including entrance into graduate programs and law school.
Faulkner takes a moral and ethical instructional approach to the Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice degree curriculum and emphasizes law enforcement, private security, corrections and pre-law. Faculty members are more than experts in the classroom; they are respected experts in the criminal justice field who deliver practical curriculum for real-world challenges.
The 60 hours of upper-level courses can be completed in three semesters, allowing transfer students to accelerate their degree program. Students can also choose between the fully online or hybrid learning format based on their academic needs. The degree program is divided into six, eight-week modules. Additionally, professionals with law enforcement and corrections minimum standards certification can earn academic credit toward the 60 hours of general education (core) requirements for the degree.
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* Courses are offered in both a hybrid format and fully online. Classes are offered once per year. Students can enter the program in modules 1 (August), 3 (January) or 5 (April) and complete the rotation from the point of entry.
**These courses are offered both on-ground and online. Therefore, students can take the entire series online or in the aforementioned hybrid format.
Prospective students wishing to enroll in the bachelor’s degree in criminal justice must complete all core requirements for entry. Adult learners wishing to transfer into or complete the program must have previously earned 60 semester hours.
All transcripts from all institutions attended must be sent to Faulkner University.