Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

Make a Difference with a Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice

Strayer University's Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice (BSCJ), with one of the degree concentration below, provides you with the knowledge, skills, and technical knowledge relevant to the criminal justice field. The bachelor’s degree also includes a strong liberal arts component that develops communications skills, information literacy, abstract thinking, and critical analysis. Our online criminal justice degree program also fosters historical, political, and social awareness to help you understand the cultural space you’ll be working in as you serve the community.

In Strayer's criminal justice bachelor’s degree program, you will explore the theoretical, operational, and legal components of law enforcement, and the prevention, adjudication, and correction of juvenile and adult crime. This program prepares you for a career in the public or private sectors of criminal justice, security and cybercrime prevention.

Accreditation Matters


Strayer University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. 267-284-5000), which is one of the six regional accrediting bodies in the United States. The Commission is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.