Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

Interested in working in criminal justice?

Our bachelor of science in criminal justice degree completion program can be taken through a combination of on-campus and online courses — an ideal setup for adult learning. The curriculum prepares you for a career in the field of law enforcement or criminology.

Pfeiffer University is a Best Online College in North Carolina


Pfeiffer’s criminal justice degree completion program, in the division of arts and sciences, is available at the Charlotte campus, online and through a combination of both.


Core Courses (30 SH)

  • CRIM 202  Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • CRIM 205  Introduction to Criminology
  • CRIM 206  Corrections Justice
  • CRIM 215  Criminal Law I: Substantive
  • CRIM 220  Ethics in Criminal Justice
  • CRIM 240  Law Enforcement Operations
  • CRIM 305  Criminal Law II: Procedural
  • CRIM 520  Senior Seminar in Criminal Justice
  • SOCY 390  Research Methods
  • BMAL 311 Business Statistics


  • CRIM 203 Criminal Investigation
  • CRIM 204 Juvenile Justice
  • CRIM 207 Criminal Justice and Society
  • CRIM 222 Criminal Justice Administration
  • CRIM 315 Drugs & Crime
  • CRIM 340 Introduction to Emergency Management
  • CRIM 345 Homeland Security
  • CRIM 365 Forensic Evidence
  • CRIM 425 White Collar Crime Investigations
  • CRIM 442 Terrorism
  • CRIM 495 Special Topics in Criminal Justice

For descriptions of courses, visit the academic catalog.

Prior Learning Credits

There are several ways to get credit for previous educational experience and/or knowledge in a subject. Review our prior learning credits policy on the admissions page. 

Tuition & Fees

Click here for current tuition and fees. Contact an admissions advisor about financial aid and scholarship opportunities


Work in a law enforcement career as a corrections officer, substance abuse counselor, parole officer or criminologist. Interested in fraud investigation or a government position dealing with security issues? A degree in criminal justice opens many doors.

Ready to get started? Apply now. 


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