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Criminal Justice, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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The Criminal Justice program of Oklahoma Baptist University offers high quality upper division courses and advisement designed to prepare students for a wide variety of careers related to Criminal Justice as well as providing graduates with a solid foundation for postgraduate study. The experiences assist and encourage students as they continue the process of understanding the nature of their personal Christian commitment and seek to integrate these insights into their academic disciplines and their vocational choices.

What makes an OBU Criminal Justice degree special?

Criminal Justice courses at OBU are taught by a professor who brings nearly 30 years of experience in the field, from entry-level jobs to senior executive positions in a variety of jurisdictions across the country. Students will have the opportunity to learn about the practical applications of knowledge as they prepare for their future. OBU is committed to preparing Criminal Justice graduates for positions of leadership in the field of Criminal Justice. A degree in Criminal Justice provides an excellent foundation for students interested in pursuing advanced degrees in law and other graduate programs in Criminology and Criminal Justice.

What can OBU graduates do with a degree in Criminal Justice?

This a new program at OBU, and students have not yet graduated with this degree. You can be one of the first to graduate and begin a career with your Criminal Justice degree.

Examples of possible careers include the following:

  • Advocacy groups
  • Counseling for those impacted by crime
  • Corrections Agencies and Institutions
  • Criminology
  • Local, state, federal law enforcement
  • Legislative Positions
  • Policy Development
  • Probation or parole officer
  • Profiler
  • Nonprofit organizations
  • Reintegration agencies
  • Social work
  • Social justice advocacy

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Criminal Justice 
  • Drugs, Crime, and Society
  • Media and Crime
  • Contemporary Issues in Criminal Justice
  • Juvenile Delinquency 
  • Organized Crime

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

    • Complete your application
    • Send us your Transcript
    • Send Test Scores (ACT, SAT or TOEFL/IELTS)
    • Send a copy of a current passport
    • Financial Guarantee
    • Provide a bank statement (proving funds on the financial guarantee)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    27912 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27912 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    27912 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27912 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Shawnee

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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