B.A. in Criminal Justice

Online Degree Program

At Concordia University, our Criminal Justice degree programs emphasize a healthy balance between the demands of work, home and school so you really CAN earn your degree and still manage your busy life! Our fully accredited Criminal Justice programs are designed BY criminal justice professionals FOR criminal justice professionals. You'll learn from faculty who actually work in the fields they teach and who understand the unique needs of adult learners.

You'll be part of a cohort - a unique learning group of 10-15 Criminal Justice students that stay together for the duration of the program. The cohort model adds a level of dynamic collaboration that takes your learning to a higher level. Students in the Criminal Justice program bring experience from across the system, including law enforcement, corrections, military, court services and social services, adding unique perspectives to your class discussions. Achieve your goals in a Criminal Justice program designed with you in mind.

Program Benefits

  • Convenience: Flexibility is essential for students who manage a busy work schedule and personal commitments. The online program at Concordia is proud to offer its students the opportunity to earn an education at their own convenience.
  • Degree Prestige and Value: Since 1893, Concordia University, St. Paul has provided students with an education rooted in the liberal arts. Concordia graduates are ethics-oriented, people-focused, quality-driven and future-directed.
  • Quality Education: Concordia University, St. Paul believes in utilizing highly skilled and experienced instructors. Thus, students can be confident that they receive the highest quality education.

Program Courses

  • CJU402 Returning Student Seminar for Criminal Justice
  • CJU422 Information Literacy in Criminal Justice
  • CJU437 Systems Thinking in Criminal Justice
  • CJU452 Constitutional Law for Criminal Justice
  • CJU451 Diversity in Criminal Justice
  • CJU435 Philosophy of Values and Ethics
  • CJU431 Inside the Criminal Mind
  • CJU453 Troubled Youth in the Criminal Justice Corrections System
  • CJU455 Contemporary Issues in Criminal Justice
  • CJU490 Criminal Justice Portfolio

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Concordia offers competitively priced programs and generous financial aid packages, giving you a private college education at a price you can afford.


Concordia University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Concordia University, St. Paul has been accredited since 1967, with the most recent reaccreditation granted in 2018.

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