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Criminal Justice

Florida Atlantic University

48 months
719 USD/credit 21570 USD/year
719 USD/credit 21570 USD/year
201 USD/credit 6030 USD/year
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Your road map to success begins at the Florida Atlantic University (FAU) where the Criminal Justice delivers outstanding online instruction at the undergraduate level with courses that meet national benchmarks for quality. For those that are dedicated to a pathway of excellence and distinction, your journey begins here.

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The Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice from the Florida Atlantic University  provides students with knowledge about the nature and causes of crime and delinquency, law and the legal system for juveniles and adults in American society, and the decision processes of criminal justice agencies. 

A Criminal Justice major is broadly educated within a general education framework in the liberal arts and also provided with courses that directly apply to careers within the criminal and juvenile justice systems and the study of law. 

The baccalaureate degree in Criminal Justice provides the student with a suitable foundation for graduate study in criminal justice, criminology, public administration, and other graduate school programs.

Sample Careers

  • Crime Analyst
  • Local and Federal Law Enforcement
  • Corrections Officer
  • Victim Advocate
  • Fraud Investigator
  • Juvenile Justice Specialist
  • Parole or Probation Officer

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Victimology
  • White Collar Crime  
  • International Criminal Justice Systems
  • Law, Crime, and the Criminal Justice System  
  • Immigration and the Criminal Justic System (Special Topics)  
  • Computer Crime

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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General requirements

The following units of study in high school are required to be considered for admission to FAU. These are also the only courses that are calculated in the grade point average (GPA) used to determine admissions eligibility:

  • English (3 with substantial composition): 4 units
  • Mathematics (Algebra 1 level and above): 4 units
  • Natural Science (2 with lab): 3 units
  • Social Science: 3 units
  • Foreign Language (of the same language): 2 units
  • Academic Electives: 2 units

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21570 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 719 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    21570 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 719 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • In-State

    6030 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 201 USD per credit during 48 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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