Bachelor of Science in Criminology and Criminal Justice – online degree
If you are interested in pursuing a career in one of the major areas of the criminal justice system—the courts, corrections, or law
enforcement—or if you want to further your education in law school or graduate
school, the BS in Criminology and Criminal Justice online degree will provide
you with the knowledge and analytical skills to do so.
The online format of the BS in Criminology and Criminal Justice
is for students throughout Arizona who aren’t on the Flagstaff campus. Tucson
area students can combine live classes with online.
Students applying for the online option must:
- have earned an Associate of Arts or an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Administration of Justice or Administration of Justice Studies from an
accredited Arizona Community College
- have completed the Arizona General
Education Curriculum (AGEC)
The requirements for this degree are the same as for the
Flagstaff campus’ BS Degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice.
Following acceptance to the program, the Bachelor of Science in
Criminology and Criminal Justice requires the following:
- 56 units of coursework at Northern
- completion of 36 units of major
requirements with a grade of C or better
- minor in sociology or political science
- completion of 120 units of credits
Admission to the online option for the BS in Criminology and
Criminal Justice involves two admissions steps:
- Apply to Northern Arizona
University: Students should indicate on this application that they are
seeking the Bachelor of Science degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice. Official
transcripts of all previous college credits must be submitted in order to be
admitted as a degree seeking student.
- Immediately after admission to the university, apply
to the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice. This application must be received by the department at least 45
days prior to the beginning of classes in the term for which you are applying.
Admission to this program is currently limited. Only complete applications with
unofficial transcripts will be accepted for review by the Admission Committee.
Submitting your application and unofficial transcripts
You can mail, fax, or e-mail your completed application and unofficial transcripts to the department.
Dennis W. Catlin, PhD
Online Degree and Tucson Program Coordinator
Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice
PO Box 15005
Flagstaff, AZ 86011-5005
For more information about admission to this online option contact:
Dennis W. Catlin, PhD