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Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice Lynn University



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Earn your stripes

As a criminal justice major, you'll gain a solid understanding of the causes of crime and application of justice. When you study criminal justice, you'll study topics such as criminology, victimology, psychology and political studies and visit local law enforcement agencies. You'll learn all of this from nationally recognized experts and you'll have the opportunity to speak with professionals in the field.

In this criminal justice degree program, you'll learn the structure and process of the American judicial system and explore and analyze diverse ethical issues that you may encounter as a criminal justice professional. When it's time to graduate, you'll have the knowledge and confidence necessary to assume positions of responsibility and leadership.

Full-time students enrolled in this program can participate in internships in Washington, D.C., for a semester. Once you have earned your criminal justice degree, you may go on to law school or work in a variety of law enforcement careers.

Criminal justice major information

Majoring in criminal justice means learning all the aspects of criminal law, procedures, and the courts. In this program, you'll gain a deeper understanding of policing in America, social problems and global human rights. Plus, you'll complete in field-based assignments blending theoretical knowledge with practical experience. So, when your classes are over, you'll have a firm grasp on all aspects of criminal justice. Here's more information about what you'll study as a criminal justice major:

  • Human behavior, abnormal psychology and victimology
  • Cross-disciplinary courses and how they influence the field of criminal justice
  • Discretion, affirmative action, use of deadly force, misconduct, civil disobedience, undercover operations and privacy

Criminal justice career opportunities

Whether you are starting a new career, or you want to advance in your current job, your new degree will open the door to many opportunities.

You’ll find yourself qualified for criminal justice jobs and careers in government at the federal, state, county and local levels, and in the private sector, such as:

  • Victim advocate/services
  • Corrections officer
  • Private security
  • Juvenile justice/delinquency prevention

You may also choose to continue your education and earn your M.S. in criminal justice, or go on to law school to pursue one of the following career paths:

  • Defense attorney
  • Prosecutor
  • Court reporter
  • Judge paralegal

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice.

Full Time (120 credit hours)

Tuition fees

$38,650.00 (28,70,362) per year

Cost is based on completion of 120 total credits (30 credits / year).


23-Aug-21, 24-Jan-22


College of Arts and Sciences

3601 N Military Trail,



33431, United States

Online/Distance (120 credit hours)

Tuition fees

$9,750.00 (7,24,089) per year

USD $325 per credit; Covid-19 Financial options: During the 2020-21 academic year, full-time undergraduate students who enroll in remote instruction will receive a tuition credit of USD $565 per three-credit course, up to five courses per semester.


23-Aug-21, 03-Jan-22


Lynn University

3601 N Military Trail,



33431, United States

Entry requirement for international students

You’re also a first-year student if you’re:

  • Currently in high school and have no college credits
  • Currently in high school and have dual enrollment credits
  • Graduated from high school and have no college credits
  • Graduated from high school and have fewer than 12 college credits

We require demonstration of proficiency in English for most international applicants. Submit official English test scores with your application unless you’re from Australia, Bermuda, Canada, Commonwealth Caribbean, New Zealand, the Republic of Ireland, South Africa or the United Kingdom. We accept the following:

  • TOEFL internet-based score of 71+
  • IELTS score of 6.0+
  • Duolingo score of 100+ (tests taken before July 1 – minimum score of 51)
  • PTE score of 50+

* Please check with your chosen school for the exact entry requirements for your programme.

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