Which Online Schools Offer Criminology Degrees?

Those interested in beginning or advancing a career in law enforcement or criminal investigations may choose to pursue a degree in criminology, which a number of schools offer online. Read on to find out which online schools offer criminology degrees. Schools offering Criminology degrees can also be found in these popular choices.

Overview of Online Criminology Degrees

Several colleges and universities offer online programs leading to a criminology degree. In most cases, these criminology degree programs are conducted fully online, and no in-person class attendance is required. A sampling of online schools that offer criminology degrees is discussed in this article.

Important Facts About These Schools

Florida State University Portland State University University of California - Irvine University of Texas - Arlington Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Degree Levels Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Bachelor's
Master's Bachelor's (degree completion) Master's
Prerequisites For bachelor's: associate's degree
For master's: bachelor's degree and GRE
None Bachelor's degree
Three letters of recommendation
Two personal statements
GRE not required
54 hours of college-level coursework Bachelor's degree
Three letters of recommendation
GRE
Majors or Concentrations Criminology
Computer Criminology
Criminology and Criminal Justice
Criminal Behavior
Advanced Crime Analysis
Leadership In Criminal Justice
Criminology, Law and Society Criminology and Criminal Justice Criminology
Possible Careers Law Enforcement
Teaching (with master's degree)
Law Enforcement
Federal Agencies
Corrections
Social Services
Law Enforcement, Agencies, Teaching Law Enforcement, Juvenile Justice Federal, state and local law enforcement agencies

Florida State University

The College of Criminology at Florida State University offers online bachelor's and master's degree programs in criminology. Bachelor's degree students have the opportunity to take a full-time internship. Core courses in the master's degree program include topics on criminological theories, research methods and applied statistics in criminology.

Portland State University

Portland State University in Oregon offers a Bachelor of Science in Criminology and Criminal Justice. This online program uses assignments and online discussions combined with traditional textbook teaching. Courses in the program deal with such subjects as criminal law, crime mapping and the theories behind crime.

University of California - Irvine

Rated # 9 in top public schools by U.S. News and World Report for 2016, the University of California at Irvine provides students with the opportunity to earn a Master of Advanced Study in Criminology, Law and Society online. All courses but an introductory course in criminology taken at the beginning of the program are conducted online. Courses address crime and social deviance, hate crimes, white collar crime and sentencing.

University of Texas - Arlington

With contributions from other University of Texas (UT) campuses, UT - Arlington offers an online bachelor's degree in criminology. Juvenile justice, crime causation, law and law enforcement are part of the core curriculum of this criminology program.

Indiana University of Pennsylvania

The online Master of Arts in Criminology program at Indiana University of Pennsylvania is generally for those seeking advancement in a criminal justice career. Required courses include legal issues in criminology and ethical issues in criminology. Seminars in criminology focusing on juvenile justice, policing and corrections are offered as electives.

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