BS Criminal Justice Juvenile Justice Online Degree Program Page
Credit Hours
Years (Avg.)
Class Type
100% Online, 8 Week Courses
Transfer Credits
Up to 75% can be transferred to Liberty
Next Start Date
Aug 27, 2018

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.

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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:

What Will You Learn in the Juvenile Justice Courses?

The Criminal Justice program provides up to date courses and information on current trends, providing you with in-demand skills need in your desired career path. This online degree provides you with foundational knowledge learned from courses taken which cover subjects such as interventions, legal and ethical issues, the Christian approach to Juvenile Justice, and the principles of Criminal Investigation in the United States. 

As someone interested in Juvenile Justice, it is important to learn the delicate nature of work-related situations as you become a Champion for Christ. Courses provide materials and knowledge required to develop professional skills in correctional procedures as well as gain an understanding of cultural and sociological diversity needed for a successful future in the field. Current trends will also be discussed as you learn in-demand skills that apply to the career path you want to follow. 

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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 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.


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Juvenile Justice Information and Requirement

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Military Benefits

Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students from all over the world. 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 an Emergency Responder (less than $565 per course).
  • 8-week courses, eight different start dates each year and no set login times.

What Career Can You Pursue with a 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

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 Juvenile Justice Degree Program

  • 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!
  • By earning your Juvenile Justice Degree program from a nonprofit 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 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.