What will I learn?

Keiser University’s Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice provides preparation in many areas of the criminal justice system. Topics include but are not limited to: deviant behavior, protective services, law enforcement and investigation, victimology, private security, corrections and juvenile justice and how components work together and are governed by our laws, the Supreme Court and the U.S. Constitution. This exploration of the American criminal justice system culminates with an emphasis on research, analysis and the future of the system. Students may elect a Forensics concentration which provides additional coursework in forensic science applications and investigations, as well as crime scene procedures.

Program Objectives

The following objectives are designed to meet Keiser University’s mission and its goals:

  • Understand the history of the criminal justice system, to include its evolution and impact on society;
  • Develop students’ ability to understand the tools and procedures used by criminal justice professionals;
  • Develop students’ ability to think critically and communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing;
  • Facilitate the development of students’ proficiency in researching, collecting and organizing complex data, solving problems and working collaboratively;
  • Prepare students for employment and advancement in criminal justice related fields.

Prerequisites for Major Courses

Successful completion of ENC 4313 prior to student entering CJE 4710 Integrated Criminal Justice Capstone Project.

Program Outline

To receive a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice, students must earn 120.0 credit hours, or 121.0 credit hours if taking the Forensics concentration.

Courses are offered with all options like Face to face, Virtual Remote but Live or Online.

Which department am I in?

Flagship Residential Campus

Study options

Full Time (120 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$30,768.00 per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

31 August 2020, 11 January 2021


Flagship Residential Campus

2600 North Military Trail, West Palm Beach,


33409, United States

Entry requirements

For international students

Successful completion of a secondary school program equivalent to high school in the United States. (Official records must be evaluated by an approved educational evaluator service attesting that completion is equivalent to secondary school completed in the United States)

Certification of financial ability to meet tuition and other necessary expenses or ability to qualify for financial aid as an eligible non-citizen.

If an applicant’s primary language is not English, the applicant must present a TOEFL score of 500 or higher on a paper-based examination, a score of 173 on a computer-based examination, an internet-based score (iBT) of 61, or an IELTS score of 6.0 or higher.

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About this uni

Keiser University has a strong international character to its student body, providing a home-away-from-home for students from all over the world.

  • Career-focused education
  • Campuses across Florida and the world
  • Associate, bachelor’s, master’s & doctorate degree programs
  • Learning culture of ‘students first’