BA in Criminal Justice & Criminology Online

With Concordia’s online Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice & Criminology, you can target management opportunities and other high-level positions in your career.

Our online program provides you with a strong theoretical foundation in criminology, powerful practical applications for those theories, as well as a faith-based approach to the calling.

You can pursue your degree with the general track or one of two special emphasis tracks: management of law enforcement or homeland security. With easy credit transfer options, smaller-sized classes and personalized mentoring in the convenient online environment, you can discover the Concordia University Texas difference.

Benefits include:

  • Faster completion time: Finish your degree in as little as two years.
  • Leadership training: Become Christian leaders in public servant roles.
  • Focused curricula: Develop a deep understanding of criminology, which helps explain why crimes occur.
  • Unique perspective: Reinforce a Christian point of view to criminology and criminal justice, and especially community policing and crisis intervention philosophies that are popular at the local, state and federal levels.
  • Options: Choose from special emphasis tracks and the selection of a minor (political science, psychology, sociology, biology or chemistry) to leverage your post-graduation job opportunities.

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Degree Prestige and Value

Degree Prestige and Value

Concordia University Texas has provided students with a formative education rooted in the liberal arts and our Lutheran heritage since 1926.



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Concordia University Texas is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the associate, bachelor's, and master's degrees along with the Doctorate in Education (EdD). Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Concordia University Texas.