Criminal Justice, B.A.

The criminal justice undergraduate program at Southeastern provides students with a theoretical and practical understanding of the criminal justice system. Students in the Criminal Justice program at Southeastern are prepared for careers in the criminal justice system or for advanced studies in criminal justice, law, sociology and related disciplines. They also become familiar with the nature and functions of U.S. law enforcement, the courts and corrections at the federal, state and local levels. Students learn the psychological and sociological roots of criminal behavior as well as methods that social scientists use to investigate social phenomena. Students also have the opportunity explore specific issues and topics relating to crime and criminal justice in the U.S. and other nations.

What can I do with this degree?
Through academically rigorous coursework, undergraduate research opportunities, internship opportunities, and student organizations, this program prepares students for careers in the criminal justice system or for advanced studies in criminal justice, law, sociology, and related disciplines.

Here are some common professional paths for graduates:
Corrections Officer
Law enforcement officer
Policy analyst
Probation/Parole officer
Victim/witness advocate

What’s in it for me?
• A personal coach to guide you through the enrollment process and along the path to graduation.
• Classes that meet your schedule. Many programs include 100% fully online classes, accelerated courses, or accommodating class times.
• Discounted, flat-rate tuition for students who qualify for Compete LA.
• Recognition of credits previously earned from accredited institutions.• Scholarships, financial aid and grants for eligible students.

Program Website

Degree Length: 4 Years

University: Southeastern Louisiana University

Classroom Format: Online

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