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Criminal Justice, B.C.J.

Do you want to serve your community to make it a better place to live? If you can keep your cool in stressful situations, criminal justice may be the career path for you.



With the ultimate in learning options, LeTourneau's undergraduate degrees in criminal justice build on your prior experience, as well as your community college, police academy or military credit. LeTourneau University is also committed to educating those who have served our country: take advantage of veteran tuition benefits to maximize your career potential.



  • A strong foundation and real world knowledge of the field, its practices, theories, and laws
  • An understanding of criminal behavior and psychology
  • Positive methods for conflict resolution and restorative justice
  • A hands-on, Christian-based approach that prepares you for success in a growing field


Online Classes and Excellence in Education

LeTourneau's Criminal Justice degree program provides options to fit your busy lifestyle and career goals. Our accelerated class format allows you to finish each course in just five weeks. For online students, coursework begins each week on Monday, with most assignments due on Sunday by midnight.

  • Courses offered 100% online in a rich interactive environment
  • Academic advisors and staff offer support to help you succeed


Options to Finish Faster

Law enforcement personnel, veterans and active duty military personnel may have already satisfied some requirements for this degree through their police academy training and/or military experience, which can greatly reduce the time it takes to complete your degree. Our degree requirements also accommodate transfer credit from ACE and regionally accredited colleges and universities.


A Growing Number of Criminal Justice Careers

  • Homeland security, federal agent
  • Peace officer trainee, police officer, deputy sheriff
  • Loss prevention officer, fraud investigator
  • Juvenile specialist, victim's advocate, probation officer
  • Private investigator 

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