Spring 1 2024 classes start on January 15, 2024
Now’s the time to jumpstart your criminal justice career with LSU Alexandria’s online Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice with a concentration in Criminal Psychology. Delivered completely online, this program provides students the unique opportunity to learn the fundamentals of the criminal justice system and the benefits of applying psychological insight to the field. Through comprehensive coursework and hands-on learning, students will strengthen their cognitive skills and investigative abilities. Additionally, LSUA's online programs provide you the opportunity to synchronously interact with instructors (in real-time) via video conferencing and other technologies in a flexible format that fits your busy schedule. These sessions also allow engagement with course content and build a community among our online students. Start earning a flexible degree that allows you to continue dedicating time to your family and community while preparing for a career in fields such as law enforcement, courts, and corrections at the local, state, and federal levels. The program can be completed in four years as a full-time student.
Save Time and Money - Apply your past military and law enforcement training to earn credits towards an Online BS in Criminal Justice through Prior Learning Assessment (PLA).
This program prepares professionals for roles as a crime scene investigator, police officer, security analyst, criminal psychologist, and more.
Increase your personal marketability and promotability within the Criminal Justice field.
Through our Prior Learning Assessment (PLA), you can earn credit from your military and law enforcement training that may apply towards your degree, helping you complete your degree faster.
LSUA ranked #3 on Best-Universities.net's list of the Most Affordable Online Bachelor's Degrees for 2022.
Total credit hours per program: 120 credit hours
Cost per credit hour: $325
Total cost with fees and maximum amount of credits allowed to transfer into the program: $9,750
Total cost with fees: $39,000
The final cost of this program will be determined once all transfer credits are evaluated. Transfer credits may apply for up to 75% of degree requirements. Your academic advisor will work with you to determine if and how any prior college credits earned will apply toward your LSUA degree. For further information about the approval for transfer credits and other requirements, please visit this site.
LSU Online offers financial aid to those who qualify.
The total cost above does not include transfer credit or financial aid. Cost per credit hour and fees are subject to change. Fee schedules may vary by program depending on course-specific fees for proctoring and/or books. Please contact a Student Success Coach for more information.
Students who intend to pursue Graduate School should take the following courses in the order listed: PSYC 2525, PSCY 3017, PSYC 4017.
For university acceptance, first-time freshman must meet the following criteria:
Transfer students to LSUA must meet one of the following sets of criteria:
Students who graduate with an online criminal justice - criminal psychology bachelor’s degree will be prepared for entry-level positions in the criminal justice field.
Topics covered in the program include:
The online BS in Criminal Justice - Criminal Psychology program from LSUA is designed to help students begin their careers in the justice system. Graduates will be prepared for entry-level careers in law enforcement, courts, and more. The 100% online format is flexible and convenient - perfect for working professionals or other nontraditional students. Additionally, the Prior Learning Assessment program can help students save time and money by allowing them to use their past training to earn credits toward their degree.
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