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Bachelor of Criminology & Justice (Online)

Making the world a better place with your online criminal justice degree.

These are complex goals and begin with addressing the roots of crime and working toward equality. Criminal justice professionals make these lofty ambitions their personal mission by developing effective crime prevention and intervention strategies, understanding the consequences of crime for victims and society, and working toward justice policies that rehabilitate offenders and improve our society as a whole.


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Online Criminal Justice Degree Curriculum

Loyola University New Orleans now offers a 100% online bachelor of criminology & justice degree that features a strong social science research component allowing students to take a deep dive into the field. Learn how to conduct original research and critique agency-generated research in order to see the bigger picture. Students in the online criminal justice program are encouraged to ask questions about our social structures as a whole, not only to understand the implications that these constructs have on crime, but also to learn how we can make the world a better place.


Degree Overview

120 credits

Bachelor of criminology and justice


Loyola's online criminology degree consists of 120 credit hours, which includes:

  • 35 credits of major-specific courses
  • 39 credits of Loyola core courses
  • 46 credits of general elective courses

Check out the University Bulletin to view further curriculum information and download a degree worksheet.

What can you do with an online criminal justice degree?


open the door to new opportunities

Loyola’s 100% online criminal justice degree will prepare you for advanced studies (such as in the master of criminology & justice program) or to enter the workforce in a wide range of careers that contribute to a safer world, including:

  • Corrections Officer
  • Criminal Detective
  • Customs Officer
  • Educator
  • FBI Agent
  • Forensic Specialist
  • Fraud Investigator
  • Private Investigator
  • Police Officer
  • Policy Analyst
  • U.S. Marshal
  • Victim Services

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