Request Info


Complete this degree on your own time through fully online coursework and learning tools.

Learn More

Take your criminal justice career to the next level, no matter your educational background.

Learn More

Join a department with a rich history of educating students who go on to make a difference in justice administration areas.

Learn More

  • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice
    Online learning video - Online Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

    The Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice at UofL is designed for you to start or finish your bachelor's degree completely online, preparing you to pursue both a career in the legal system and/or graduate education.

    Develop your skills and knowledge in important justice areas, including working knowledge of the entire criminal justice process (adult and juvenile), issues surrounding each portion of the process. You will learn to be an agile professional in this ever-evolving field by developing your knowledge of current criminology theories, ethical and moral considerations, emerging policies as well as effective communications strategies.

  • Master of Science in Criminal Justice

    UofL’s online M.S. in Criminal Justice is designed for law enforcement, investigation, security or corrections professionals who want to earn their advanced degree from a highly reputable institution in order to pursue leadership positions.

    With accelerated 5-week courses and no GRE or on-campus requirements, our program stands out as a valuable education opportunity for all professionals.

    Admission to MSCJ program requires a bachelor’s degree in any field, earned from a regionally-accredited institution.

    Online learning video - Online Master of Science in Criminal Justice

    Degree Curriculum
    As issues related to crime, terrorism and criminal justice become more complex every day, employers seek highly knowledgeable and skilled professionals who can effectively implement modern law enforcement methods, solve intricate criminal justice problems through evidence-based solutions, and contribute to advancement of criminal Justice field. Core courses address the criminal justice system, theories of crime and delinquency, legal issues in criminal justice and advanced statistics and research methods. Elective courses address specialized topics within criminal justice such as capital punishment, violent crime, domestic violence, criminal justice in media, international terrorism, substance abuse and justice policy, and issues in policing and ethics in criminal justice practice.