The online Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice (BACJ) degree was designed to give you a comprehensive understanding of today’s criminal justice system and provide a foundation for you to launch a career in the criminal justice industry. Whether you’re interested in serving as an advocate for victims of crime, working for a non-profit that focuses on criminal justice policy, serving as a probation officer or working in a court system, the BA in Criminal Justice degree program can help.
The BACJ program will provide you with a broad knowledge of the criminal justice system, including such topics as the role of technology in criminal justice, how the corrections system works, how courts and law enforcement work together, and criminal justice theory. When you graduate with a BACJ degree, you’ll have the skills and knowledge to propel you into a career in the criminal justice system whether it's in government, nonprofit or the private sector.
Through the flexibility of this program, you will be able to learn what you want, when you want. Not only is the program offered entirely online for your convenience, but we also allow you the flexibility to specialize in areas of criminal justice that interest you most.
Additionally, we can assure you that CU Denver's online Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice program is the same great program as the on-campus version. In fact, it’s exactly the same as the on-campus program — you’re just taking classes in a different way.
Are you ready to jump into the interesting, ever-changing world of criminal justice and prepare yourself for a career? Then, the online B.A. in Criminal Justice is the right degree for you.
Tailor your BA in Criminal Justice degree with one of our career-focused concentrations:
- Law Enforcement — Prepare for a career in law enforcement with course topics that include police-community relations, homeland security, juvenile justice, and sociology of law.
- Victims and Victim Services — Learn how to make a difference in victims' lives by focusing on course topics such as victimology, domestic violence and crime, political violence, and trauma in the criminal justice system.