BA in Criminal Justice

BA in Criminal Justice

The accelerated BA in Criminal Justice program is designed to prepare working adults for entry-level careers, career advancement, or graduate study. Anchored in the Christian worldview, this program is driven by a restorative justice perspective that emphasizes prevention and restoration, with a commitment to human redemption on the domestic and global level. 

Adult Undergrad Top DegreeEastern University’s BA in Criminal Justice was named an Adult Undergrad Top Degree!

Program Details

  • Location: Esperanza College

  • Delivery: Online and blended classes that meet once a week (Wednesdays)

  • Length: Approximately 2 years (dependent on transfer credits and courseload per term) 

  • Enrolling New Students: Every 7 weeks

  • Cost: Learn more about our affordable tuition here.

  • Financial Aid: Many of our adult undergraduate students qualify for significant federal and state financial aid, partner grants, and military benefits. Submit your FAFSA to determine your eligibility.

  • Deadlines: Classes begin every 7 weeks. Apply online for free!


  • Designed for working adults
  • Tuition discounts available to those who move from our AA to our bachelor's and master's programs
  • Curriculum includes Restorative Justice, Criminology, Victimology, Drugs and Society
  • Eastern named One of 50 Best Colleges for Older Students
  • Our graduates serve in law enforcment, juvenile justice, advocacy, and policy and planning, or continue on to graduate school in law, sociology, or criminal justice.
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