BA in Criminal Justice
Increase your understanding of business and criminal justice administration principles, and succeed in today's ever-changing business and law enforcement environment.
The School of Education & Social Services' criminal justice degree online is taught by instructors with up-to-date, hands-on experience. The broad, liberal arts-based program enhances the effectiveness of working professionals, provides a foundation for advancement to administrative levels, and prepares students for graduate study in criminal justice administration and related fields.
Criminal justice degree online courses explore:
- The law and legal system
- Substantive criminal law
- Criminal procedure
- Police organization and administration
- Criminal behavior
Field placements are available to all students without prior criminal justice-related professional experience. Placements and possible future employment opportunities are offered with agencies such as the U.S. Secret Service, U.S. Customs, Drug Enforcement Administration, U.S. District Court, and Florida Department of Law Enforcement.
One of the leading military colleges in the United States, Saint Leo University has been educating criminal justice professionals for more than three decades. In the Catholic spirit, we base our criminal justice model on a steadfast moral consciousness that recognizes the dignity, value, and gifts of all people.