BS in Criminology and Criminal Justice (CCJ)

Receive your degree from the department ranked #4 in the nation according to U.S. News and World Report. Some UMSL CCJ graduates work in social services such as corrections counseling, juvenile justice, probations and parole, or victim advocacy. Others work in law enforcement or private security or investigation in businesses.

Program Overview

General Education, 42 credit hours. Courses used to fulfill the social science or state requirement may not be taken from courses in the major.

Criminology and Criminal Justice Major, 37

CCJ majors must earn at least a C- average in courses for the major.

A CCJ minor is also available as a component of the online Bachelor of Liberal Studies.

Program Details

Program details can be found in the Bulletin.

Sample Degree Plan

Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice

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Program Costs

Undergraduate Tuition (MO residents) $335.50 per credit hour
Online Course Fee (100% online courses) $59.70 per credit hour
College of Arts & Sciences Advising Fee $10.00 per credit hour

Please visit the Cashier's Office for more information.


College of Arts and Sciences Advising Office

Dr. Tim Maher, Online Program Director