Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice - Public Administration
Liberty University Online’s Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice – Public Administration program prepares you for an effective career as a public servant in a growing field. Through Liberty’s program, you will gain foundational knowledge and skills regarding the management and structure of the criminal justice system as it relates to controversial issues and the general public. Courses will strengthen your leadership and public management skills as you learn to develop responses and solutions to difficult situations, emphasizing the importance of applying ethics to practices and integrating faith with learning in a professional atmosphere.
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$325 per credit hour (based on full-time enrollment)
120 total hours
30 hours must be taken through Liberty
50% (24 hours) of major must be taken through Liberty
30 hours of upper-level course are a required part of the 120 total hours
Credit for life experience
Law enforcement officials who have successfully completed an accredited police academy program may be eligible to earn credit hours toward their degree.
Some forms of military experience may be eligible as college credit.
Potential Career Fields
Policy Analysis and Implementation
Community Services Coordinator
Public Relations Manager
Want to learn more?
Visit the Helms School of Government
Download Degree Completion Plan
Undergraduate Admissions Requirements