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B.Sc. On Campus

Criminal Justice

Liberty University

48 months
23800 USD/year
23800 USD/year
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Launch your career with the knowledge and skills you need to enter the criminal justice field with Criminal Justice at Liberty University.

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Get a foundational understanding of the history, philosophy, and practical issues that impact the U.S. criminal justice system in local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies with Criminal Justice at Liberty University .

At the Helms School of Government, we help students stand out as Christ-centered moral, ethical, and value-driven men and women. Gain the skill sets necessary to excel as a leader in courts, corrections, and policing in all jurisdictions.

Whether you’re pursuing an entry-level position or you’re currently employed and seeking to enhance your career, let us help you become a leader in your field.

Learn How To:

  • Evaluate the nature of the criminal justice system from a biblical worldview
  • Communicate effectively in both written and oral formats
  • Demonstrate competence in the discipline of criminal justice
  • Solve various criminal justice dilemmas
  • Evaluate substantive and procedural criminal law from a Constitutional perspective

Career Opportunities With a Criminal Justice Degree

  • Criminologist
  • Customs Service Inspector
  • Detective
  • Federal Agent (various: CIA, DEA, FBI, U.S. Marshals, Secret Service, etc.)
  • Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Juvenile Justice
  • Corrections
  • Judicial Process
  • Criminal Law
  • Criminal Investigations 
  • Composition and Rhetoric

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

International students: We recommend that you apply at least three months before the semester in which you plan to attend begins.


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

Admission decisions are competitive and are based primarily on the following factors:

  • Cumulative (unweighted) GPA from high school or college
  • GED scores (if applicable)
  • Consistency and trends of grades
  • Results from the SAT, ACT, or CLT
  • Essay submission
50% of admitted students come from within the following mid-ranges:
  • High School GPA: 3.15-3.83
  • SAT (ERW* and math only): 1020-1220
  • ACT composite: 20-27

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23800 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    23800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23800 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Lynchburg

942 - 1540 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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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