Criminal justice is the three pillared system by which our society handles crime and rehabilitation. The careers that make up the criminal justice system are diverse, rewarding and offer individuals the opportunity to effect meaningful change in their communities, as well as at the state and federal level.
Whether you are interested in law enforcement, the courts or corrections, a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice can be the first step to beginning an exciting new career or advancing in your current one. If criminal justice sounds like a good fit for you, Eastern Kentucky University (EKU) can help you reach your career goals with its 100% online bachelor’s degree in criminal justice.
The online degree program provides students with the leadership skills and competency-based approaches needed to successfully serve and protect their communities. Graduates are prepared to take on key positions or to pursue law school or other graduate studies. Some of EKU’s recent graduates are employed by the U.S. Secret Service, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, Local and State Law Enforcement Agencies, the Bureau of Prisons, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), District Attorney’s Office and the Department of Agriculture.
If you’re considering a career in criminal justice, contact us to learn more about earning your bachelor’s degree online. As an online business student at EKU, you can choose from three program focus areas including criminal justice, police studies, and corrections and juvenile justice. You also receive a number of benefits including, free tutoring, free career services assistance, and multiple start dates throughout the year so you can start building your future when the time is right for you. You’ll also be eligible to apply for financial aid and transfer credits from other regionally accredited colleges and universities. Once you enroll, your dedicated personal advisor will help you design your graduation plan and offer support and assistance along the way.
Complete the form to learn more about how you can earn your bachelor’s in Criminal Justice and pick up an in-demand certificate long the way, giving yourself a competitive edge in the job market.