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The online criminal justice bachelor degree is based on the belief that social policy, decision-making, and reform in modern law enforcement require a broad academic experience. You’ll learn from experienced criminal justice professionals and engage in innovative thinking, including theoretical foundations of the discipline, and explore appropriate research methods and principles applicable to the administration of the criminal justice field.
Union Institute & University’s criminal justice management degree program prepares you for advancement to supervisory, management, and executive positions within the criminal justice system. Designed by criminal justice experts who have worked in the field as line employees, support personnel, supervisors, managers, and executives, the criminal justice management degree program is well-suited for law enforcement personnel who want to see theory applied to real world experience. As a management degree, the program focuses on organizational management responses to policies, programs, personnel, and technology.
Unique Benefits of our criminal justice management degree program include:
Graduates of this program have gone on to serve as sergeants, lieutenants, captains, sheriffs, and chiefs of police.
Union Institute & University’s criminal justice degree program offers course credit for POST evaluations from all 50 states. View the complete list of transferable credits hours (PDF, 182kB). Please note that an additional 12 credit hours are awarded for 1 year FTO/Field Training Internship. Union Institute & University has dozens of additional transfer credit options and tuition agreements that you may also qualify to receive.