Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice

Expert Faculty

Expert Faculty

our instructors have spent years working with various criminal justice organizations


A Criminal Justice degree from Midway University will give you the skills you need for a career in law enforcement, corrections and the courts.

The Bachelor of Science Criminal Justice degree introduces students to the field by examining the major disciplines in the field of criminal justice. Student will be introduced to law enforcement, courts, corrections and contemporary challenges in criminal justice with discussion of ethical standards expected of professionals in this field of study.

Our instructors have spent years working with various criminal justice organizations and are committed to helping you realize your full potential. Under their guidance you will study correctional systems structure and processes, issues surrounding terrorism, criminal investigation skills, interviewing and interrogation, forensic, social and abnormal psychology, along with courts and court procedures and much more.

With the guidance of a dedicated advisor, you will identify and develop expertise in your areas of interest in criminal justice, which you will present in your capstone project.

Why Midway?

16:1

student-to-faculty ratio

Affordability

90% of students receive some form of financial assistance

Support

meet faculty face-to-face get in-person assistance

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I apply?

We offer a simple online application process. Create your account, submit all materials and track your application status conveniently online. Paper application forms are available for download if needed. Admissions Counselors are available to assist you with the application process and answer any questions you may have about Midway University and our programs. Give them a call at 1-800-952-4122 or email admissions@midway.edu.

Specific admissions details are available for:
• First time students
• Homeschool students
• Transfer students
• KCTCS students
• International students
• Dual Credit High School Students

What are my financial aid options?

Students are eligible as “full-time and “part-time” students for Federal loans and may be eligible for Federal and/or State grants. (A full-time student is a student taking 12 credit hours or more per term; a part-time student is a student taking 6-12 credit hours.)

Visit Financial Aid for more details.

Do I need to submit my high school transcript to apply?

An admission decision can only be made with official documents. Transcripts are considered official when they are either mailed directly to Midway University from the issuing institution in a sealed envelope or sent electronically by a secured third party such at National Student Clearinghouse or Parchment.

How much will it cost?

Midway University works hard to provide quality degree programs at an affordable price for our students. Students can view our Tuition and Fees Schedule online.

Make sure you get the whole picture before making your decision. First, complete your FAFSA so you can see what financial aid you are eligible to receive and complete your application. Once you are admitted to Midway University, you can meet with our Financial Aid Office to discuss all the eligible aid (federal, state and institutional) that you have access to and apply for scholarships. This is the only way to figure out the true cost and if you will have any out-of-pocket expenses to cover.

Can I transfer credits from another school if I am accepted into this program?

Midway University accepts transfer credits from regionally accredited institutions that are 100-level or higher with a grade of “C” or better. At the time of admission, our Admissions Counselors will provide an unofficial evaluation of your transfer credit. An official evaluation will be completed by the Registrar’s Office after acceptance.

How do I register for classes or sign up for housing?

Once you have been accepted, the Admissions Office will communicate the Next Steps for you to sign up for an Eagle Prep Registration and explain the Housing Application Process if you plan to live on campus.

Don’t see your question here? Our admissions staff would be happy to discuss our online degree programs with you and answer your questions. Get the conversation started by calling us at 800.952.4122 or by email at admissions@midway.edu.

A Peek Inside Our Program

You will earn your Criminal Justice degree by completing 120 credit hours.

Course Number Name of Course Credit Hours

General Education Requirements

34-40

Major Course Requirements

21
CRJ 101Intro to Criminal Justice3
CRJ 201Corrections3
CRJ 350Policing America3
CRJ 370Criminological Theory3
CRJ 410Courts/Court Procedure3
CRJ 496Capstone3
CRJ 498Criminal Justice Research Practicum3

Choose six from the following course below

18
CRJ 301Criminal Acts3
CRJ 305Criminal Procedure3
CRJ 307Kinesic Interviewing3
CRJ 310Criminal Organizations3
CRJ 315Psychological, Historical and Societal Issues of Terrorism3
CRJ 320Special Topics in Criminal Justice3
CRJ 405Criminal Justice Ethics3
CRJ 420Criminal Investigation3
CRJ 495Internship in Criminal Justice3
PSY 320Abnormal Psychology3
PSY 350Forensic Psychology3

Electives

41-47

Total Credit Hours

120

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