Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

Interested in working in criminal justice?

Our bachelor of science in criminal justice degree completion program is available through online courses — an ideal setup for adult learning. The curriculum prepares you for a career in the field of law enforcement or criminology.


Pfeiffer’s criminal justice degree completion program, in the division of arts and sciences, is offered online. The program is designed for working adults who desire flexibility and convenience.


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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