BS Criminal Justice Criminal Psychology Online Degree Programs
Credit Hours
Years (Avg.)
Class Type
100% online, 8-week courses
Transfer Credits
Transfer in up to 75% of the degree total
Next Start Date
May 11, 2020
Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC

Discover a Career in Criminal Justice with Our Online Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Psychology

Liberty University’s 100% online Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice — Criminal Psychology will set you up for success by developing your professional skills and helping you gain a firm understanding of criminal psychology. At Liberty University, we have created our online bachelor’s in criminal psychology degree with your success in mind. Our criminal psychology online bachelor’s degree program will strengthen your investigative abilities and understanding of the criminal mind. Additionally, you can continue dedicating time to your family, community, and career while earning your degree since our bachelor’s in criminal psychology is available 100% online.

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 — Criminal Psychology will make you stand out as a Christ-centered, moral, ethical, and value-driven professional.

What Will You Learn in Our Online B.S. in Criminal Justice — Criminal Psychology Degree Program? 

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. Your online criminal psychology classes are informed by cutting-edge research and are taught by professors with real-world experience in criminal justice and criminal psychology. Our bachelor’s in criminal psychology degree will provide you with practical, in-demand skills you can apply directly to the field of criminal psychology, so you will be prepared to either enter the workforce or continue your education upon graduation from our criminal psychology program.

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 levels will be discussed in order to prepare you for situations you will face in the future.

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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 First Response Tuition Discount was created to take some of the financial burdens of tuition of the men and women 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 like the Corporate Advantage Program or our Military Benefits

For more information on eligibility and claiming this discount, please visit the First Responder Discount page.

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Criminal Justice – Criminal Psychology Online Bachelor’s Degree Information

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Military Benefits for Our Criminal Psychology Degree Program 

Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students from across the globe. Whether you are a current service member, discharged or retired from service, or the spouse of a service member or veteran, we are here to support you every step of the journey.

As a thank-you for your dedication and service to our country, Liberty is honored to serve and 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 a First Responder (less than $565 per course)
  • 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set login times
  • College credit for military training

Potential Careers with a Criminal Psychology Bachelor’s Degree

The criminal psychology degree was designed to lead you to a career in a diverse and challenging atmosphere in criminal psychology. Potential careers include:

  • Caseworker
  • Corrections officer
  • Criminal psychologist
  • Criminologist
  • Police detective
  • Probation or parole officer

Admission Requirements for Online Bachelor’s Degrees

Applicants must have a 2.0 or above cumulative GPA for admission in good standing. Please visit our admission requirements page for more detailed admissions related information.

All applicants must submit the following:

  • Admission application
  • Application fee*
  • Official college transcripts
  • Unofficial college transcripts may be accepted with a completed transcript request form**
  • A High School Self-Certification form
  • Proof of English proficiency

*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. 

Bachelor’s of Criminal Psychology Online Program Highlights

  • 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 4 years — and counting.

  • To continue our mission of providing affordable education, electronic textbooks are 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!
  • By earning your bachelor’s degree in criminal psychology from a nonprofit university whose online programs ranked in the top 1% of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility, you will be set apart from others in your field.
  • Our program ranked as one of the Best Online Criminal Justice Programs according to
  • Liberty University is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
  • As an online student, you will have the opportunity to network with leaders, policymakers, and experts in criminal psychology from across the country.