B.S. in Criminal Justice (2+2)

  • Total Credit Hours: 60
  • Time to Completion: Time to Completion: 1.5 years*
  • Tuition: $374 per credit hour**

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Program Overview

The online criminal justice degree from Husson University is ideal for those working in law enforcement, corrections, probation/parole or forensics who have an associate degree in criminal justice or a similar field. Whether you want to advance your career in corrections, law enforcement, federal service or criminal justice leadership, Husson’s bachelor’s degree in criminal justice equips you with the necessary skills and knowledge for success.

Through its innovative online coursework, Husson University’s criminal justice degree online gives you expertise essential to the field, with course topics including constitutional law, ethics in criminal justice, management, human resources applications and interviewing and interrogation. Focus your education on your specific career goals by choosing from diverse elective courses. Then, a capstone course gives you the opportunity to reflect on your experience and identify your next steps.

Our online bachelor’s in criminal justice is a 2+2 degree. After completing your associate degree, you can transfer up to 90 credits to Husson’s online criminal justice degree completer program. In addition, we help optimize your transfer credits by maintaining articulations with all of the community colleges in Maine, plus working relationships with the Maine Criminal Justice Academy and the Maine Chiefs of Police Association.

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Admission Requirements

The following is required for admission to Husson’s Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice.

  • An associate degree in criminal justice or a similar field
  • Completed application
  • All previous college transcripts (even if no credit was earned or grades received)

Applying to Husson University is streamlined and efficient. Our online application guides you through each step of the process. You can also save your partially completed application at any time and finish it later. Husson accepts up to 90 transfer credits, and no test scores are needed.

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Course Map

General Education Courses [30 hours]

Communications Elective: 3 hours
Communications Elective: 3 hours
Ethics Elective: 3 hours
Experiential Elective: 3 hours
Foreign Culture and Conversation Elective: 3 hours
Global Perspectives Elective: 3 hours
EH 124 Rhetoric and Composition II: 3 hours
MS 132 Probability and Statistics: 3 hours
MS 141 Contemporary College Algebra: 3 hours
PY 111 General Psychology: 3 hours

Criminal Justice Courses [18 hours]

BA 311 Human Resource Management: 3 hours
CJ 309 Constitutional Law: 3 hours
CJ 330 Ethics in Criminal Justice: 3 hours
CJ 337 Interviewing and Interrogation: 3 hours
CJ 435 Management and Criminal Justice: 3 hours
CJ 445 Criminal Justice Capstone: 3 hours

Open Electives [12 hours]

Depending upon transfer credits and courses taken, students may need additional open electives to complete 120 hours required for the Bachelor of Science degree.

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*Based on a full-time student transferring 60–90 credits.

**All rates are subject to change.