Online Criminal Justice Degree Programs

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Undergraduate Criminal Justice Degree Programs and Certificates

Graduate Criminal Justice Degree Programs

An Online Leader in Criminal Justice Education

Purdue Global has helped thousands earn a criminal justice degree or certificate online, giving graduates the tools they need to advance in their career, become more competitive, or pursue a new career. Our comprehensive curriculum focuses on preparing you to pursue your goals in public safety, homeland security, law enforcement, crime scene technology, corrections, or private security.*

Criminal justice faculty members are seasoned professionals with years of experience in the field. They offer real-world perspectives to help you succeed.

If you have military training, Purdue Global offers online criminal justice degree programs that are articulated to specific occupations. You could be closer to graduating than you think.

Take 3 Weeks and Get to Know Us

Experience a Purdue Global undergraduate program for an introductory 3-week period. There’s no financial obligation beyond the application fee.

How Do I Get Started?

We offer multiple start dates to give you flexibility in your education, life, and work schedules.

Can I Afford This?

Here are some of the ways we can help lower the cost of your tuition and help you graduate sooner.
  • Tuition Cap

    Save on Tuition With Purdue Global's Tuition Cap

    Pay a fixed amount for your undergraduate degree. Never owe more, even if you repeat a course. Available for select programs.

    How It Works

  • Military Tuition Reduction

    We Offer an Affordable Education for Military Students

    For undergraduate programs, tuition is reduced 55% per credit for current servicemembers and 38% per credit for veterans. Tuition reductions are also available for graduate programs and military spouses.

    Tuition Savings for Military

  • Financial Aid

    Learn How to Apply For and Receive Financial Aid

    Title IV federal financial aid is available for many of our degree programs. Get answers to common financial aid questions, learn about federal student aid, and get the facts about military Shopping Sheets.

    Financial Aid FAQ

  • Grants

    Determine Your Eligibility for Federal Grants

    Learn about federal financial grants and loan programs that may be available to Purdue Global students.

    Federal and State Grants

  • Transfer Credits

    Finish What You Started

    Earn credit for prior coursework completed at eligible institutions, including community colleges.

    Save Time and Money on Your Degree

  • Prior Work Experience

    Leverage Your Skills to Earn Your Degree Faster

    Discover pathways to earn undergraduate credit for your life and professional career experiences.

    Your Experience Counts

  • Prior Military Experience

    Graduate Sooner With Your Military Experience

    We offer college-level credit for ACE-evaluated military training and CLEP and DANTES examinations.

    Credit for Military Training

  • International Tuition Reduction

    We’re Committed to Providing an Affordable Path to Your Degree

    International students living outside of the United States are eligible for a 25% tuition reduction.

    International Tuition and Benefits

  • Corporate Partner Benefits

    Purdue Global, Your Employer, and You: a Great Partnership

    Employees of Purdue Global partner organizations may be eligible for special tuition reductions and could earn college credit for corporate training programs.

    Employee Savings and Benefits

NOTES AND CONDITIONS

*Local, state, and federal law enforcement jobs may require additional training or education including additional state-approved higher education beyond the Purdue Global degree. This program was not designed to meet any specific state’s requirements, and Purdue Global makes no representations or warranties as to whether the degree or any individual courses meet such requirements. Refer to the University Catalog for additional information. Graduates of Purdue Global criminal justice programs are not eligible to attend police academies in Minnesota.