Criminal Justice – Online Bachelor

The Bachelor of Criminal Justice from Reinhardt University is designed for the working professional and is earned completely online.

Reinhardt has a foundation in the industry with an on-campus police academy that is certified by the Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council. We are authorized to deliver the Basic Law Enforcement Training Course along with advanced, specialized, and in-service training. Because of our long-standing experience in this industry, we know that there is a growing need among law enforcement professionals to expand education in order to stay competitive and current in the field. We also know that professionals are busy with both their professional and personal obligations. As a result, we offer the flexibility to earn a Bachelor of Criminal Justice degree, 100% online.

Law enforcement tuition discount may apply if eligible

Major Required Courses: 54
RHU 101 Online Learning Seminar 3
CRJ 201 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
CRJ 300 Criminal Evidence and Procedure 3
CRJ 310 Criminal Justice Research Methods 3
CRJ 320 Survey of American Law Enforcement 3
CRJ 330 Survey of Correctional Thought and Practices 3
CRJ 340 Ethical Issues in Criminal Justice 3
CRJ 350 Current Trends in Law Enforcement 3
CRJ 400 Seminar in Cyberspace Criminal Activity 3
CRJ 410 Criminality and Criminological Theory 3
CRJ 420 Juvenile Justice and Delinquency 3
CRJ 430 Managing Criminal Justice Organizations 3
CRJ 440 Terrorism and Counterterrorism 3
CRJ 450 Incident Command Paradigms 3
CRJ 460 Fraud Investigation 3
CRJ 470 Comparative Criminal Justice Systems 3
CRJ 485 Introduction to Forensic Science 3
CRJ 495 Victimology 3
Free Electives:
Approved transfer credit earned from regionally accredited colleges and universities, military training approved for academic credit through the American Council on Education and approved technical / professional training credit.Free elective deficiencies may be satisfied with other coursework taken through Reinhardt University.
General Education Requirements: 42
English 6
Speech Communications 3
Mathematics - College Algebra or Above 3
Natural Science 3
Social Science 6
Humanities 6
Computer Applications 3
General Education Core Electives from any of the above 12
Total Hours to Earn a Degree 120

Dr. Duanne Thompson

Jeffery Black

  • Assistant Professor Criminal Justice & Police Academy Coordinator

Dr. Erin Hager-Henthorn


New students are accepted into online programs every eight weeks. Each fall and spring semester consists of 16 weeks and is divided into two eight-week sessions. The summer semester is 14 weeks and is divided into two seven-week sessions. Students will take two classes each session as a “Full-time” student for a total of four classes per semester, if student wants full-time status.

Course descriptions are located in academic catalog

RHU101 is required in the first semester of enrollment and must be completed with a grade of “C” or better to remain enrolled in the program.

Textbooks are included in the cost of tuition but additional software purchases for select courses may apply.

Most MATH courses and BUS 150 require a purchase of software.

Contact Us:

Office of Admissions
Reinhardt University
7300 Reinhardt Circle
Waleska, GA 30183-2981

PH: 770.720.5526
FAX 770.720.5739

Reinhardt University is an equal opportunity institution. The University is committed to providing equal education and employment opportunities to all qualified persons regardless of their economic situation or social status. Reinhardt does not discriminate in any of its policies, programs, or activities on the basis of race, color, age, culture, national origin, socioeconomic status, gender, religious belief, sexual orientation, physical (dis)ability or genetic information. Admission to Reinhardt University does not guarantee admission into a specific degree program, such as teacher education. See individual degree programs for admission requirements.