Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice

HBU Online Learning Program

About the Degree

The Criminal Justice Program at HBU is designed to develop basic comprehension of crime, law enforcement, adjudication and corrections in our society. These skills are valuable in a variety of career fields that span the realm of criminal justice, from police officers to judges, prosecutors to defense attorneys, probation and parole officers, investigators, and researchers in both the public and private sectors.

The Criminal Justice major fits neatly into an interdisciplinary undergraduate program devoted to preparing students for graduate studies, government, law school and unique and rewarding careers in private industry, federal and/or state government. It’s a great degree for students with interests in Legal Studies, Government or Psychology.

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Admission Requirements

Students are required to submit transcripts showing they achieved a high school general or advanced diploma or a GED with passing scores. (Waived if student has 32 credit hours or more of transfer credit)

Students must submit all college transcripts from any previously attended institutions. Official transcripts should be sent directly from the college or university that awarded your bachelor’s degree to be considered official. Transcripts from any additional coursework since that time should also be submitted including postbaccalaureate or graduate-level transcripts.

You may be accepted with unofficial transcripts by emailing copies to OnlineVerification@HBU.edu; however, you must submit the official transcripts in a sealed envelope from the school or through an approved electronic service by your second semester.
Mailing address:
Houston Baptist University
Attention: Online Admissions Verification
7502 Fondren Road
Houston, TX 77074-3298

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Accreditation

Houston Baptist University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, graduate and doctoral degrees.

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