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Criminal Justice, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Cedarville, OH, United States
Cedarville University ’s distinctly Christian B.A. in Criminal Justice degree will prepare you for graduate school or career positions in a wide range of criminal justice fields. With Scripture integrated throughout the program, you will learn that crime and civil disputes are a result of man’s sinful nature, and his greatest need is for salvation through Jesus Christ. 
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Biblical worldview — With biblical integration in every course, you will be prepared to lead with integrity and honor God in your vocation.

Broad curriculum — You will take a wide spectrum of Criminal Justice courses, including law, criminal justice, political science, sociology, psychology, ethics, and public sector administration.

Learning outcomes

Real-world experience — A required internship will give you practical experience to prepare for your future.Experienced faculty — Your Cedarville University  professors will have more than just book knowledge. They are scholar-practitioners, with both high academic credentials and years of real-world criminal justice experience. Dr. Patrick Oliver, the program’s director, has 27 years of law enforcement experience, including as the Chief of Police for Cleveland, Grandview Heights, and Fairborn, Ohio, and is actively involved with agencies such as the Ohio Association of Chiefs of Police and the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE).

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    National students - Cedarville University follows a rolling admissions process

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Career Planning for Criminal Justice Professional
  • Introduction to Criminal Justice

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

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General Requirements

  • Evidence of a personal relationship with Jesus Christ
  • A consistent Christian lifestyle as confirmed by a church leader
  • A 3.0 weighted, cumulative grade point average in college-preparatory course work through the end of the most recent term prior to enrollment

Tuition Fee

  • International

    32364 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32364 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    32364 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32364 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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