Online Bachelor’s Degrees in Law & Justice
Upon graduation, students may either seek entry-level employment or pursue a law and justice graduate degree. Baccalaureate-level graduates may seek employment opportunities in law enforcement, administration, law offices, and social services.
- Prerequisite: High School Diploma or GED
- Program Length: Four years to complete
- Post-Grad Options: Entry-Level Employment or Master’s / Doctoral Program
- Projected Employment Growth: 18% (2010-2020)*
A baccalaureate-level law and justice degree program may include a combination of general education requirements, law-based electives, and major-specific courses within the chosen area of concentration. Students may complete courses in criminal justice ethics, social science research, and law enforcement. Possible areas of concentration for a law and justice bachelor’s degree may include the following:
- Criminology and Law
- Criminal Justice
- Justice Studies
- Law Enforcement
- Legal Studies
Baccalaureate-level law and justice graduates may seek employment in counseling, administration, law offices, coursework, juvenile justice, and social services. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment opportunities for paralegals and legal assistants are projected to increase by 18% from 2010-2020.*
Possible careers include:
- Legal Assistant
- Private Detective
- Corrections Officer
Students who successfully complete an online bachelor’s degree in law and justice may opt to further their education and enroll in a graduate-level degree program. A law and justice graduate degree may provide students with additional administrative and supervisory skills required to assist those in the criminal justice field.
*U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook
Regent University prepares students with the knowledge to excel and the faith to live with purpose. Our 20,000 alumni, from more than 110 countries, are changing the world as accomplished professionals. Named a top-15 school nationally for online bachelor's programs (U.S. News & World Report, 2015), Regent is among the most affordable undergraduate Christian colleges (CCCU 2015). Fully accredited, challenging programs are available online and on campus. New classes begin every eight weeks.
- Bachelor of Applied Science in Criminal Justice
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Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education. Eligible students can receive college credit for prior military experience and coursework—up to 75 percent of the credit needed for a Kaplan University undergraduate degree.*
- BS in Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement
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Welcome to Argosy University
Argosy University offers doctoral, master's, and bachelor's degree programs to students through its eight colleges: College of Behavioral Sciences, Graduate School of Business and Management, College of Education, College of Health Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Creative Arts and Design, College of Clinical Psychology and Western State College of Law at Argosy University as well as certificate programs in many areas.
- Criminal Justice (BS) (Online)