Criminal Justice, B.A.


The Criminal Justice degree program at ULM is the oldest of its kind in the state, being started in 1970. This degree program provides students with in-depth knowledge of the three key areas of the criminal justice system; the police, the courts, and corrections. The program requires the completion of 120 credit hours. Curriculum for this program can be found here.

What can I do with this degree?

Continued interest for public safety will lead to new openings for law enforcement; however, jobs may be competitive depending on location, so having a bachelor’s degree will make you all the more valuable in the field of criminal justice. Some of the jobs that individuals with a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice will qualify for are:

Probation Officer
Forensic Science Technician
Police Officer
Correctional Officer
Private Detective
Fish and Game Warden
Security Guard
State Trooper
Crime Scene Investigator
Computer Forensics Specialist
Fraud Investigator
US Postal Inspector
Immigration and Customs Enforcement

What’s in it for me?
• A personal coach to guide you through the enrollment process and along the path to graduation.
• 100% fully online classes, accelerated courses, or accommodating class times.
• Five entry points to enroll in classes each year.
• Credit for college credits previously earned from accredited institutions.
• Scholarships, financial aid and grants for eligible students.
• Access to faculty who can provide direction even after graduation.
• A ULM Online Student Advocate to help navigate the University from a distance.
• A dedicated Academic Advisor who is here to help navigate your Academic Journey.

Degree Length: 4 Years

University: University of Louisiana at Monroe

Classroom Format: Online

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