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Overview | Quality Matters Information | Careers | Transfer

Your road map to success begins at Florida Atlantic University (FAU) where the School of Criminology & Criminal Justice (SCCJ) faculty delivers outstanding online instruction at the undergraduate level with courses that meet national benchmarks for quality. For those that are dedicated to a pathway of excellence and distinction, your journey begins here.

The Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice provides students with knowledge about the nature and causes of crime and delinquency, law and the legal system for juveniles and adults in American society, and the decision processes of criminal justice agencies. A Criminal Justice major is broadly educated within a general education framework in the liberal arts and also provided with courses that directly apply to careers within the criminal and juvenile justice systems and the study of law. The baccalaureate degree in Criminal Justice provides the student with a suitable foundation for graduate study in criminal justice, criminology, public administration, and other graduate school programs.

QM Information:

HigherEd. QM is a nationally recognized, faculty-centered, peer review process designed to certify the quality of online course design and online components.

Some sections of this program’s courses have been reviewed and nationally recognized by Quality Matters as meeting the standards for best practices in online course design and delivery. If a course section has been certified, it will bear the Quality Matters seal.
In order to see if a particular section is QM certified, please click on the links below:

Sample Careers

      • Crime Analyst
      • Local and Federal Law Enforcement
      • Corrections Officer
      • Victim Advocate
      • Fraud Investigator
      • Juvenile Justice Specialist
      • Parole or Probation Officer

Tranferring from Broward College?

Here’s a easy to follow flight plan for the Broward student who plans to transfer to a Florida public university as a junior:

Download the Criminal Justice Transfer Plan – Associate of Arts 1010 PDF

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We understand that there is more involved to being a student than just completing a class. The Center for eLearning at Florida Atlantic University offers a full range of support services to help our students be successful, such as online tutoring, career services, library services and disability access.

 

Degree Details
College Social Work and Criminal Justice
Degree type B.A.
*Cost per credit
- In State (FL) $201.29
- Out of State (FL) $719.84
Credits needed to graduate 120 (30 in CJ program)
* cost per credit and total cost are calculated using tuition per credit and associated fees for the current academic year. It does not include course materials, textbook expenses, and other potential expenses related to individual courses. See academic calendar for our quarter term schedule.
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Contact email address: fauonline@fauelearning.com

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