Online Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice - Is it for you?

February 10, 2012 - By Brianna Nelson

Looking to finish or continue your education in a flexible and convenient way? California Baptist University's Online and Professional Studies (OPS) is a great way to complete your education and resurrect the dream,  which allows you to balance your work, home and school schedules.

What is a Criminal Justice Degree?

With a degree in Criminal Justice Leadership and Administration, students will learn basic criminal justice principles, criminal law, legal procedures as well as the basic principles of criminology, law enforcement, the courts and corrections. Our courses are offered to criminal justice verterans, as well as those who wish to start a career in criminal justice. 

With classes emphasizing Homeland Security, Private Sector security, and city Emergency Management procedures, students will be well equipped for careers in a variety of different fields including the fast growing Homeland Security. Our courses also prepare students for Graduate work in related public service fields. 

What jobs can you get with a Criminal Justice Degree?

A Criminal Justice Leadership and Administration degree prepares students for jobs in law enforcement, whether it is in the State, Federal, Local or Private sector. Whether it is a job as a private investigator, police officer or government security official you are looking for, CBU can prepare you with our accredited online college for criminal justice. 

How long will a Criminal Justice Degree take?

With CBU's Online and Professional Studies program, students can complete their degree in as little time as 16 months with our accelerated online bachelor degree in criminal justice. Our accelerated courses are eight weeks long, with two sessions per semester, and three semesters per academic year. Typically, students take 12 units per semester; six units per session. 

Why CBU?

CBU has an accredited online college for Criminal Justice degrees. Our program offers an online Criminal Justice Bachelors Degree. It is one of the top criminal justice schools in the country because our students not only learn the necessary skills and thought processes that make analytical law enforcement officials, but also teach them to integrate Christian priciples as they apply to ethics, justice and other key issues in the field of criminal justice.  


CBU has the latest technologies in distance education including integration with Tandberg High Definition Video Engagement, Blackboard 9.1, Voice Threads, WebEx and Movi-Cisco. All of these state of the art tools are availble for all of our students to utilize in order to complete their online bachelors degree in criminal justice. 


CBU offers courses in a variety of settings: purely online, blended (hybrid) or in traditional classroom settings. With a variety of different settings, CBU allows students to integrate schooling into their lives with little difficulty. 

Want more information?

CBU is now accepting applications for the program. To apply or find out more information regarding CBU’s Online & Professional Programs, please visit, or contact Admissions at 877-CBU-3608.

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