Online Criminal Justice Practice and Policy Major

Online Criminal Justice Practice and Policy Major

Become a critical thinker. Develop strong analytical skills. Get ready.

Whether you’re a new student interested in pursuing a degree in criminal justice or a professional already working in the field who is looking to advance your career with a college degree, then a B.S. Criminal Justice: Practice and Policy from SJNY Online is for you.

Engage in a number of areas with this dynamic, multidisciplinary degree, including sociology, political science, psychology, philosophy, forensic bioscience and criminal justice. Students choose from specialized classes in the field within a broad liberal arts curriculum, and graduate with the critical thinking skills, reflective world view and career flexibility to either pursue graduate studies or enter the job market.

Focus on evidence-based practices known to be effective in the field, as well as criminal justice policy analysis to assess alternative responses to crime and quantitative applications — all of which are essential skills for the advancing professional.

Get ready to propel your career forward by majoring in criminal justice policy and practice at St. Joseph’s University, New York. 

The SJNY Online Criminal Justice Experience

Ample Job Availability: Overall, the criminal justice field should continue to see job growth at a higher-than-average rate over the next decade in many of its career tracks, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. 


Extensive Career Options: A person with a bachelor’s in criminal justice can go on to work at a variety of jobs, including private investigator, mediator, paralegal, juvenile caseworker and fraud investigator.  Graduates may find themselves working in such fields as law, mental health counseling, law enforcement, probation or parole, drug court, and law enforcement.


Convenience You Need: Our asynchronous online criminal justice program allows students to complete their coursework when and where it’s convenient for them.