BS Criminal Justice Criminal Psychology Online Degree Programs
Credit Hours
Years (Avg.)
Class Type
100% Online, 8 Week Courses
Transfer Credits
Up to 75% can be transferred
Next Start Date
July 2, 2018

Take your First Steps Toward a Career in Criminal Justice with a Degree in Criminal Psychology!

Have you ever wanted to pursue a career in Criminal Psychology or are you looking to expand your current knowledge in the criminal justice or Psychology fields? Liberty University’s 100% online Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice – Criminal Psychology will set you on a path of success by developing your professional skills and helping you to gain an understanding of the delicate internal workings of Criminal Psychology. With core courses in Criminal Justice Ethics, the Judicial Process, and Administration of Justice Organizations, you will be able to build a strong foundation in Criminal Justice Systems. The Criminal Psychology program will also allow you to build a foundational knowledge of mental health and the behavior of criminals. Additionally, you will learn how to effectively assess and counsel individuals within the criminal justice system.

At Liberty University, we have created our Criminal Psychology Degree with your success in mind. The Criminal Psychology online program was created to provide a strong foundational knowledge of the skills necessary to strengthen your investigative and cognitive ability to understand the thoughts and intentions of the criminal mind. 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.

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Why Choose Liberty’s Criminal Psychology Degree?

Are you looking for a career that will help you effectively assess and counsel individuals within the justice system while also making a strong impact on those around you? Liberty University’s Criminal Psychology 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 Criminal Psychology field or looking to start a new career, our Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice in Criminal Psychology will make you stand out as a Christ-centered, moral, ethical, and value-driven professional.

Throughout this program, you will:

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 of 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.
  • Potential 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.

What Will You Learn in the Criminal Justice – Criminal Psychology Courses?

The Criminal Justice degree program is committed to providing you with a sound education and foundation in essential areas of study. You will learn how to communicate effectively in both oral and written forms as you demonstrate competence in the discipline of criminal justice. You will be given opportunities to solve various criminal justice dilemmas in class projects and discussions. History, philosophy and practical issues that impact our criminal justice system at the local, state, and federal agencies will be discussed in order to prepare you for situations you will face in the future. 

Through our Criminal Psychology specialization, you will build upon your understanding of the mental and behavioral health of criminals. You will learn to assess and counsel individuals in the criminal justice system through an influential Christian platform. Courses will cover new and in-demand skills that will allow you to reach your maximum potential in the field of Criminal Psychology. We want you to feel prepared to either enter the workforce or continue your education upon graduation from our Criminal Psychology program.

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    Criminal Psychology Online Degree Information and Requirements

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    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).
    • 8-week courses, eight different start dates each year and no set login times.
    • College credit for military training.

    What Career Can You Pursue with a Criminal Psychology Degree?

    The Criminal Psychology Degree was designed to help lead you to a career in a diverse and challenging atmosphere in Criminal Psychology. Potential career fields include:

    • Criminal Psychologist
    • Criminologist
    • Police Detective
    • Casework
    • Corrections Officer
    • Probation and Parole

    Admission Requirements for Online Undergraduate Degrees

    Applicants must have a 2.0 or above cumulative GPA for admission on Good Standing. If the GPA is less than a 2.0, the applicant will be considered for Acceptance on Caution. Please visit our Admission Requirements Page for more detailed admissions related information. 

    All applicants must submit the following:

    *There is no upfront application fee; however, a deferred $50 application fee will be assessed during financial check-in. This fee is waived for qualifying service members, veterans, and military spouses – documentation verifying military status is required.

    **An official transcript is needed within 60 days of acceptance or before non-attendance drops for the first set of matriculated classes, whichever comes first. 

    Benefits of a Criminal Psychology Online Degree

    • By earning your Criminal Psychology 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
    • Tuition for all undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs has 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 Criminal Psychology Degree is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.
    • As an online student, you will have the opportunity to network with leaders, policymakers, and experts in Criminal Psychology from across the country.
    • Your success is our success, which is why we’re committed to providing quality academics at an affordable tuition rate. While other colleges are increasing their tuition, we’ve frozen tuition rates for our undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs for the past three years  ̶  and counting.

    • To continue our mission of providing affordable education, beginning fall 2018, electronic textbooks will be provided for all undergraduate courses at no cost to you.  As a full-time student, this could save you an estimated $800-2,000 per year on textbooks!