Criminal Justice, BA

University of Maryland - University College

Protect, serve, and prepare to move into a key position in law enforcement or a federal agency with a bachelor's degree in criminal justice.

Located a stone's throw from the FBI, CIA, and NSA and the major metropolitan areas of Washington, D.C., and Baltimore, Maryland, University of Maryland University College is home to industry leaders who protect cities and the nation from some of our greatest threats. Our online criminal justice program can help provide you with an understanding of the nature of crime and the personnel, institutions, and processes that prevent and respond to crime.

These program requirements are for students who enroll in the 2018–2019 academic year. For prior year academic requirements, visit the catalog archive in the Current Students section.

This program is also available as a minor.

An articulation agreement between the Undergraduate School and the Graduate School allows eligible students who complete this program to reduce their total coursework for the Master of Science in management specialization in criminal justice management.

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