Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

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the Program

Become an invaluable member of your community - study criminal justice from an institution recognized among the nation's best for excellence, academic service, and affordability.

You'll build knowledge from core criminal justice courses such as Introduction to Criminal Justice, The Police Function, Correctional Philosophy, and more.

your best career move

A degree in criminal justice can lead to a career in law enforcement, prosecution and defense, courts, and corrections. You choose how this degree will best suit your needs by selecting electives such as Community-Based Corrections and Criminal Procedures and Evidence. Round out your degree with a minor in Business Administration.


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Shaina Hyman wanted to pursue a career in criminal justice for the same reason many others do: to help people. Although her initial focus was on victims, she's now concerned about the officers who vow to protect and serve those victims. READ MORE

choose UW-Platteville

  • 100% online courses
  • Regional accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission
  • No GRE or GMAT required
  • Opportunity to transfer credits
  • Complete your degree in as little as two years
  • Best Buy Onilne Bachelor's in Criminal Justice by GetEducated.comRated as one of the best online bachelor's degrees in the nation by U.S. News & World Report and recognized as "Most Affordable" by


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Distance Learning Center
University of Wisconsin-Platteville
1 University Plaza
Platteville, WI 53818-3099

800.362.5460 (Toll Free)

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