BA Criminal Justice Administration

Campbellsville University
Program overview
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available

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About this program

BA Criminal Justice Administration

Campbellsville’s Criminal Justice Administration curriculum provides a thorough understanding of crime and the criminal justice system.

Core areas of study include law enforcement, corrections, the courts, criminology, juvenile delinquency, and victimology. Currently, we offer a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Administration and a Minor in Homeland Security.

This program is also available in a 100% online format. 

Admission requirements

GPA: 2.0 (4.0 scale)

(English proficiency tests are for students that don’t have English as their first language)

  • EPT:     
  • TOEFL- 60 
  • Duolingo- 90
  • PELMO- 55
  • IELTS- 5.0
  • SAT:      1000
  • ACT:      19

The admissions team will accept SAT or EPT (English Proficiency test) for admission. We do not need both to be admitted to the university. 

For more information please visit our website.

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Program content

Modules include:


  • Introduction to the Criminal Justice System
  • Criminology
  • Police Operations and Programs
  • Social Statistics
  • Methods of Research
  • Corrections
  • Court Processes and Procedures


  • Fundamentals of Homeland Security
  • Criminal Investigation
  • Juvenile Justice in America
  • Introduction to Forensics
  • Juvenile Delinquency
  • Introduction to Criminal Law
  • Race and Ethnic Relation
  • Criminological Theory
  • Terrorism Studies
  • Senior Seminar
  • Criminal Justice Administration
  • Probation and Parole
  • Internship/Career Preparation Seminar
  • Civil Liberties
  • Victimology
  • Serial Killers
  • Special Topics
  • Independent Study

Scholarships & funding

For more information about scholarships and grants, please visit the university website.


Students who graduate with a criminal justice degree will be able to:

  • Pursue roles in the police department, correctional system, and other fields in criminal justice
  • Demonstrate critical thinking to provide leadership in a criminal justice department
  • Grasp the history of homeland security, and how it affects today’s domestic and international policies
  • Handle independent research for criminal investigations, court cases, and homeland security purposes
  • Understand the court system’s processes and procedures

Career paths

  • Agent in the CIA, FBI, DEA, Secret Service
  • Crime Prevention Specialist
  • Criminal Investigator
  • Supervisor of Corrections Officers
  • Supervisor of Police and Detectives
  • Homicide Detective
  • Probation Officer
  • Sheriff
  • Customs Inspector
  • US Marshal
  • Police Officer
  • Bureau of Diplomatic Security Agent

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Campbellsville University

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