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Prepare for a rewarding career in the field of criminal justice


Criminal Justice

Bachelor of Science

(Completion degree for transfer students with an associate degree)

Quick Facts

Total Credit Hours: 60-62
Time to Completion: 24-30 months*
Tuition: $398 per credit hour**

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Online Criminal Justice Degree

Bachelor of Science

The field of criminal justice needs qualified professionals more than ever. Build a solid foundation in leadership, law and the meaning of justice by completing your degree at Husson. By earning your Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice at Husson in this program designed for transfer students with an associate degree, you’ll be poised for leadership positions within this in-demand field.

To ensure a smooth transfer of credits, Husson has established articulation agreements with 30+ community colleges, regional technical centers and other academic institutions.

Prepare for a career in criminal justice

  • Flexible criminal justice classes online with 24/7 access
  • 7-week courses
  • Transfer up to 90 credits
  • Individualized evaluation to gain the most credits toward your degree completion
At Husson University, you can earn your Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice fully online. Through this program, designed for those with an associate degree in criminal justice, fire science or corrections, you will gain the knowledge base and credentials necessary for advancement in this field. You’ll learn from experienced faculty and follow a curriculum infused with real-world experiences that will help you translate theory into practice.

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*Time to completion varies based on allowable transfer credits from any prior undergraduate coursework. **Rate effective May 1, 2022. All rates subject to change. Please see Cost and Aid for more information.

Why Husson Online

Expert Faculty

Learn from experienced faculty in active practice

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Military Friendly

Husson University has been named a 2021-22 Military Friendly® School 


Education Excellence

Accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education

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Start When You're Ready

Multiple start dates and no set class times or locations

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Career Outlook

Job Growth. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there will be approximately 95,200 new jobs in the protective service occupations by 2029.


Median Salary. Salaries in this field depend on the chosen career path.


Diverse Opportunities. Graduates with a Bachelor’s in Criminal Justice work in positions within court systems, corrections, police departments and private security.

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There’ll be approximately 95,200 new jobs in the protective service occupations by 2029.

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An affordable education to help you increase your earnings potential


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Transfer Credit

Earn up to 90 credits toward your degree


Courses you will take:

To complete your online Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice degree, you will be required to earn at least 30 credits at Husson. Fifteen of those credits will need to be in Criminal Justice. You'll take professional courses consisting of the most advanced instruction available in investigations, evidence, policing procedures, criminal law, and modern correctional practices. View the full curriculum below.* Reach out to us today if you'd like more information or if you'd like to speak to an enrollment advisor.

*Student’s curriculum will depend upon which credits are transferred.

2022 Start Dates

July 5

Fall, Term 1
September 5

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CJ101  Intro to Justice & Pub Safety: 3

CJ215  Police Operations: 3

CJ221  Criminalistics: 3

CJ225  Criminal Procedure: 3

CJ235  Criminology: 3

CJ309  Constitutional Law: 3

CJ310  Mod Penology and Corrections: 3

CJ315  Juvenile Justice: 3

CJ330  Ethics in Criminal Justice: 3

CJ337  Interviewing and Interrogation: 3

CJ341  Investigations: 3

CJ400  Evidence: 3

CJ435  Management & Criminal Justice: 3

PL200 Criminal Law: 3

Experiential Elective/MCJA: 3

Open Electives/MCJA: 9

BA/CJ/PL/PY Electives: 21


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