Criminal Justice Online

Tala Tobeh sits in front of the UL Lafayette wall. Tala earned her degree in criminal justice before taking a job with the state's fusion office.

Keep an open mind and know that there's more to the field than out-in-the-field law enforcement. This job that I have now is a hidden gem, and there's tons of jobs like this. You just have to put yourself out there.”

Alumna Proves Potential in Criminal Justice

You should choose a criminal justice degree if: 

  • You're interested in pursuing or advancing your career in law enforcement.
  • You want to take steps toward specializing your knowledge through graduate studies.
  • You’re interested in gaining a deeper understanding of criminal courts, criminal behavior, corrections, forensics, crime and mental health.
  • You want to design better approaches to effectively address crime and the problems related to it. 

Begin your online criminal justice courses in January, March, June, August, or October. Courses fill up fast — apply as soon as possible to register for the courses you need. 

Upcoming application deadlines and term start dates for the B.S. in Criminal Justice
TermApply byStart
Fall 2024 - AAug. 12Aug. 26
Fall 2024 - BOct. 7Oct. 21
Spring 2025 - ADec. 20Jan. 15
Spring 2025 - BFeb. 28March 17


What to expect in Criminal Justice Online

What's Criminal Justice Online Like?

  • Communication
    Rated 2 out of 3
  • Research
    Rated 1 out of 3
  • Writing
    Rated 2 out of 3

per credit hour

Online students pay flat-rate tuition whether they're in-state or out-of-state!

Why Criminal Justice online