Bachelor of Science in Criminology and Criminal Justice

Seek answers. Provide solutions.

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Develop strong problem-solving, creative thinking and communication skills as you earn your online criminal justice degree from Missouri State. 

Use your acquired skills to make the world a safer place. Examine criminal behavior and form an understanding of what motivates people to commit crimes and perform acts of terrorism. Look at the problems existing within the criminal justice system and develop solutions.

Prepare for a wide range of career options when you investigate such topics as forensic science, criminal psychology, violence, terrorism, gangs and human trafficking.

You may secure employment in the following roles, with this degree:

  • FBI agent                            
  • U.S. Marshal                     
  • Secret Service agent      
  • DEA agent                          
  • Homicide detective        
  • Patrol officer                     
  • Immigration officer        
  • Probation and parole officer
  • Victim advocate
  • Child abuse investigator
  • Family & drug court administrator
  • Youth counselor
  • Juvenile court officer
  • Correctional officer  


Build your degree from a diverse selection of electives.
Customize your degree to suit your specific interests. 


Enjoy a high level of academic excellence.
Full-time faculty develop and teach the same curriculum online as taught on-campus.

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Maximize your investment of time and money. 
We put paying for college within reach with affordable tuition. Financial aid and scholarships are available.

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