Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice

Expert Faculty

Expert Faculty

Our program faculty members are industry experts who have been in the law enforcement, courts, government and other industry segments

100% Online

100% Online

All coursework for this program is offered online making it convenient for students to work and complete a degree

Why Choose Midway University’s 100% Online Criminal Justice Program?

The field of Criminal Justice is broad. From local law enforcement to federal level investigative bureaus, the need for trained and skilled professionals continues to grow. Midway University’s Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice prepares learners to manage activities related to law enforcement, corrections and courts. This is a strong skills development and training program to prepare students to succeed at any level within the criminal justice system.

Our coursework places a strong emphasis on criminal investigations and understanding the entire criminal justice system from cause of criminal activity to the court processes and incarceration. Course subjects include correctional systems structure and processes; psychological, historical and societal issues of terrorism; interviewing and interrogation; forensic and abnormal psychology; courts and court procedures; and more. Each student will present a capstone project as the culmination of their learning during the program, applying the knowledge to specific criminal justice areas of interest.

There are many benefits to Midway students in the Criminal Justice program. Students will benefit from the experience of our faculty members’ extensive training within various criminal justice organizations and field work in this area. Faculty advisors within the program are available to help students develop their course schedule and electives can be used to help emphasis a student’s particular interest beyond the degree program courses. In addition students will have access to Midway University Career Readiness Service Center to find out about job opportunities within the industry and additional skills training and preparation.

The Criminal Justice program is offered 100% online or in the evening at our Lexington location.

Why Choose Midway University?

    • Personal Attention – Midway provides a high level of service to our students.
    • Convenience – Earn your degree 100% online.
    • Affordable – We offer competitive tuition rates and several payment options.
    • Responsive – Faculty support students and are responsive to their individualized needs.
    • Expertise – Our criminal justice faculty have years of experience in the law enforcement and legal fields.
    • Format – Courses are offered in an accelerated 8 week format, with 5 module starts dates throughout the year.

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Course Number Name of Course Credit Hours

General Education Requirements


Major Course Requirements

CRJ 101Intro to Criminal Justice3
CRJ 201Corrections3
CRJ 350Policing America3
CRJ 370Criminological Theory3
CRJ 410Courts/Court Procedure3
CRJ 496Criminal Justice Capstone3
CRJ 498Criminal Justice Research Practicum3

Choose six from the following courses below

CRJ 301Criminal Acts3
CRJ 305Criminal Procedure3
CRJ 310Criminal Organizations3
CRJ 315Psychological, Historical and Societal Issues of Terrorism3
CRJ 320Special Topics in Criminal Justice3
CRJ 405Police Ethics3
CRJ 420Criminal Investigation3
CRJ 495Internship in Criminal Justice3
CRJ 307Kinesic Interviewing3
PSY 320Abnormal Psychology3
PSY 350Forensic Psychology3



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