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Advance your career and salary with an online degree from the University of Nebraska.

Hiring standards in the criminal justice field are becoming increasingly competitive, giving job seekers who have completed a four-year undergraduate degree or a master’s in criminal justice a distinct advantage. A degree can position you for leadership opportunties and also can mean higher earning potential.


Why University of Nebraska Online Worldwide?

  • You get the same exceptional education—from the same highly regarded faculty—that we offer all University of Nebraska students.
  • Our students come first—our faculty and staff are committed and highly responsive to our student needs, whether in a physical or virtual classroom.
  • Your degree is from the University of Nebraska—diplomas and transcripts are identical to those of on-campus students.
  • A degree from the University of Nebraska is a great value—you can count on a rigorous academic program with highly competitive tuition and fees.
  • Many of our programs allow you to take individual courses before being formally admitted to your degree.
  • We are experts in online education—the University of Nebraska offers more than 60 online programs in education—and we've offered distance education for more than 100 years.


Criminology and Criminal Justice, BGS 

  • Bachelor of General Studies, Concentration in Criminology and Criminal Justice

  • Designed for students 21 and older

  • Degree completion program, transfer credits are accepted from all accredited colleges and universities, including up to 64 credits from community colleges

  • Credit may also be granted for military service and training, and for many workplace training programs.


Criminal Justice, BS

  • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

  • Degree completion program

  • Designed for students who may already have earned an associate's degree or who have already completed the majority of their general education courses

  • Gain hands-on experience through an intensive internship, completed at a location convenient to you


Criminology and Criminal Justice, MS 

  • Master of Science in Criminology and Criminal Justice
  • 36 credit hour program
  • To customize their program, students may choose nine credit hours in a related field such as Public Administration, Business Administration, Psychology, Political Science, or Sociology