Criminal Justice Administration, B.S.

Criminal Justice Administration, B.S. Overview

What is Criminal Justice Administration?

The Criminal Justice Administration program at Greenville College is designed for law enforcement professionals who are seeking career advancement through the completion of a Bachelor of Science degree in their field. This program will provide students the knowledge and skills required to advance into leadership or management roles within their organization. Unique to Greenville College’s program is its emphasis on developing the analytical skills to solve problems and make decisions, values and ethical practices, leading organizations, and the increased role of intelligence in countering domestic and global threats. 

Program Features

  • 20-month degree completion program
  • 6-week, accelerated format courses (students take one course at a time)
  • Live class sessions
  • Students can transfer up to 82 credit hours of the 120 credit hour program
  • Through our Prior Learning Assessment Process, Greenville College will accept the following credit hours:
       -Basic Law Enforcement Training - up to 20 credit hours
       -Department of Corrections Training Academy - up to 15 credit hours

Individuals not seeking a degree may complete a 12 credit hour certificate in intelligence. Courses that fulfill the requirements for this certificate include:

  • Law Enforcement Intelligence
  • Transnational Organized Crime
  • Introduction to Homeland Security
  • Terrorism and Counterterrorism

Experiences Delivered

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Tuition and Fees:


Completion Time:

20 months

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Career Opportunities

  • ATF Agent
  • Border Patrol Agent
  • Corrections Officer
  • DEA Agent
  • Deputy Marshal
  • Detective
  • FBI Agent
  • Investigator
  • Parole Officer
  • Police Officer
  • Probation Officer
  • Secret Service Special Agent
  • U.S. Marshal
  • U.S. Customs Agent
  • Victim Advocate
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