Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice – Juvenile Justice Online Degree Program

Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice - Juvenile Justice

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Take your First Steps towards a Career in Criminal Justice with a Degree in Juvenile Justice!

Have you ever wanted to pursue a career in Juvenile Justice or are you looking to expand your current knowledge in the criminal justice and corrections field? Liberty University’s 100% online Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice -Juvenile Justice will set you on a path that will prepare you by developing your professional skills and help you gain an understanding of the delicate internal workings of the Juvenile Justice system. With core courses in criminal justice ethics, the Judicial Process, and administration of Justice Organizations, you will build strong foundational knowledge in Criminal Justice Systems. Additionally, the Juvenile Justice Degree program will allow you to focus on the juvenile justice systems with courses in Juvenile Corrections and Delinquency and Crime Prevention.

At Liberty University, we have created our Criminal Justice in Juvenile Justice Degree program with your success in mind. The online Juvenile Justice degree was created to provide a strong foundational understanding of the history, philosophy, and practical issues that influence our Criminal Justice Systems. Designed to be completed in four years or less, and being offered 100% online, our program will allow you to continue to work while going to college. Our goal is to support you as both a student and as a professional.


Why Choose Liberty’s Online Juvenile Justice Degree?

Are you looking for a career that will help you influence the world? Liberty University’s Juvenile Justice Degree program has been designed to help integrate your faith into your professional life. At Liberty University, we strive to live out Christ-like characteristics and to use the power of faith and education to transform people and the world. Whether you are currently serving in the Juvenile Justice System or looking to start a new career, our Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice - Juvenile Justice will make you stand out as a Christ-centered, moral, ethical, and value-driven professional with the skill set necessary to excel as a leader in courts, corrections, and policing. Throughout this program, you will:


Benefits of a Juvenile Justice Degree Program

  • By earning your Juvenile Justice Degree program from a non-profit university whose online programs ranked in the top five of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility, you will be set apart from others in the field.
  • Our program ranked as the #2 Best Online Criminal Justice Program according to BestColleges.com!
  • Tuition rates for all undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs have not increased in three straight years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a non-profit university.
  • The online Juvenile Justice Degree is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.
  • You will have the opportunity to network with leaders, policymakers, and experts in the Criminal Justice field from across the country.

Military Benefits

Are you a service member, veteran, military spouse, or Department of Defense employee wishing to pursue our Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice Online Program? We are proud to support you in your pursuit of online education by offering the following benefits: 

  • Tuition discounts - $250 for undergraduate (per credit hour)
    • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as an Emergency Responder (less than $565 per course).
  • Book Vouchers (Up to $400 per semester for undergraduate only)
  • 8-week courses, eight different start dates each year and no set login times.

Generous Discount for Active Duty Law Enforcement and Other First Responders

Liberty University is committed to providing world-class education and aims to help students achieve their educational goals, in whatever way we can. The Towns/Kopis Emergency Response Tuition Discount was created to take some of the financial burdens of tuition off the men and woman who work in public service. As Liberty University's way of saying 'Thank You,' we proudly provide you with the following benefits:

  • A 25% tuition discount.
  • Opportunity for college credit for training and life experience.
  • Personalized service throughout your educational journey.
  • Potential stacking with other tuition benefits (Corporate Advantage Program or Military Benefits.)

For more information on eligibility and claiming this discount, please visit the Emergency Response Personnel Discount Page.


Program Format for the Online Juvenile Justice Degree

  • 100% online
  • 120 total hours
    • 36 hours are dedicated to Criminal Justice and Juvenile Justice
  • Optional 16-week Internship
  • Up to 75% of the program hours may be transferred in from previous coursework
  • 8-week courses, eight different start dates each year and no set login times.

Juvenile Justice Degree Program Information and Requirements

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What Careers Can You Pursue with an Online Juvenile Justice Degree?

The Online Juvenile Justice Degree was designed to help lead you to a career in Youth Corrections.

  • Juvenile Probation Office
  • Youth Service Worker/Coordinator
  • Outreach Counselor

Juvenile Justice Degree Program Helpful Links and Information

  • Do you what to get more out of your degree? Add a minor (or two) to focus or expand your studies further.
  • Are you interested in other concentrations within the Criminal Justice program? Review our other areas of study for the B.S. in Criminal Justice.