About this course
The online Criminal Justice degree, part of the Online Degree Program at Bluefield College is an exciting course curriculum that analyzes the legal, social, economic, and political contexts that shape our approach to criminal justice. The program blends principle courses in the functions and organization of the criminal justice system with courses focused on specific components of the system in law enforcement, the courts, and corrections, to build or refine the mobile and transferable skills our students’ need to meet the challenges of a criminal justice career anywhere in the country.
The Criminal Justice Major offers students a broad focus range, designed to provide them an excellent academic foundation for entry into the criminal justice profession, or in preparation for law school for those considering a legal career. Students earning their criminal justice degree online are taught to think critically, act ethically, and apply theory to practical situations that they currently encounter or will encounter in criminal justice careers.