Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice
The Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice degree completion program at Aurora University is designed for busy, working students who have life experience relevant to the fields of criminal justice. Courses are held in five to eight week modules and transfer credit from other regionally accredited institutions is welcomed. The program provides you with a broad academic background in criminal justice that prepares you for careers in law enforcement, corrections, courts, probation, parole or private security. In elective courses, you'll be able to personalize your degree with classes in your area of interest.
PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS: 120 semester hours, including 44 semester hours within the major. Courses completed at regionally accredited colleges or universities are considered for articulation into AU credits.
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: AU accepts students into the adult degree completion program who have 2 years demonstrated work experience, military service, or other relevant adult responsibilities and 15 semester hours of transferable college credit with a GPA of 2.0 or higher*. Transfer credit from regionally accredited universities and community colleges is welcomed. Students are required to submit all transcripts from previously attended institutions. Contact us today for an evaluation of prior college credit.
*Individual circumstances may be reviewed by your admission counselor.
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES: The bachelor's degree gives students access to careers in the criminal justice field. Additionally, current professionals with some college credits can advance their careers with a degree.