Online BS in Criminal Justice

Prepare for a career in law enforcement, homeland security, forensics, or corrections.


Earn Your Criminal Justice Degree Online

Wichita State’s online Criminal Justice degree programs prepare professionals for a variety of career paths or advanced degrees. Taught by the same nationally recognized faculty who teach courses on campus at the School of Criminal Justice, these online programs provide broad, interdisciplinary study.

Program Options

  • Bachelor of General Studies – Criminal Justice
  • Bachelor of Science – Criminal Justice
  • Bachelor of Science – Homeland Security
  • Master of Arts – Criminal Justice

Career Opportunities

An online degree from Wichita State’s School of Criminal Justice will create career opportunities in in-demand areas like:

  • Law Enforcement
  • Homeland Security
  • Forensics

120 Credit Hours

$248.84 per credit hour

Wichita State Online students pay in-state tuition regardless of where you live. Additional fees to the tuition rate apply depending on the credits and courses taken. Tuition rates subject to change.

100% Online Program

Complete Your Degree Faster

Transfer credits from other accredited undergraduate programs and complete your degree faster.

Program Details

Admissions Requirements

The admissions process for online undergraduate programs begins with your application. Simply apply and submit your transcripts; then meet with your advisor to help create your individualized path forward.

Tuition & Financial Aid

We know that cost, value, affordability, scholarships and financial aid are important factors in the higher education search process. We're proud that WSU is one of the most affordable accredited research institutions in the state of Kansas.

Note: This program is financial aid-eligible, meaning that once you have completed your application for admission, you can work with the Financial Aid team on everything from completing your FAFSA to setting up a payment plan or asking your employer for tuition assistance.

Student Services & Support

At Wichita State University, your dedicated and accessible Enrollment Specialist will guide you through the application process and will advise you through credit transfer, enrollment, and more.

The OneStop portal provides access to WSU’s student services, 24/7/365. With one call or click, our dedicated agents will provide the help you need regarding registration, financial aid, student accounts, admissions, and tech support.

“I really enjoyed taking online classes, the pace and flexibility was great especially with my work schedule and events outside of class. The curriculum was presented in entirety at the beginning of the semester which allowed me to prepare ahead of time.”


Practice Meets Potential at Wichita State University

At Wichita State University, students learn how to translate classroom potential into career success. That's why WSU is committed to advancing students toward their goals every step of the way – from in-demand undergraduate and graduate degree programs to engaging online coursework, top-notch student support, and access to affordable programs with proven career outcomes.

With a generous transfer policy and 200+ program offerings in career-driven fields, students can pursue a professional path in the private or public sector, healthcare, business, the arts, and beyond. With a degree from WSU, student success translates to career advancement, leadership, and growth potential in your field of choice.

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