Criminal Justice

Degree: Bachelor of Science 
Program: Criminal Justice 
Degree Level: Undergraduate
Credit Hours: 120 credit hours
Delivery Format: Online
UNK Transfer Guide

The online Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice is a degree program that reflects current trends in justice, taught by faculty who have both practitioner and research expertise. A highlight of the degree program is the intensive internship that will provide hands-on experience in the field. The internship is completed at a location convenient to the student. Past placements have included the Nebraska State Patrol and National Security Agency. The criminal justice field is experiencing sustained growth. Students have dozens of career paths to choose from, working in law enforcement, corrections, the courts, victims of crime, and with juvenile and special offender populations.

General Studies

(45 credit hours required)

Criminal Justice Program

(Two options available)  

1. UNK Criminal Justice Comprehensive 
Program of Study 

2. UNK Criminal Justice Major 
Program of Study

Transfer students: See what will transfer in for the Criminal Justice program.

How do I get started? 


1Request information about the program to learn more.

2. Apply to the program.

3. Contact UNK eCampus with any questions:

University of Nebraska at Kearney - eCampus
Phone: 308-865-8927

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