Criminal Justice Undergraduate Programs: Complete Your Bachelor’s

Earn a bachelor’s degree and/or undergraduate certificate from a leading research university with top-ranked programs

  • Evenings on campus
  • Part-time or full-time

The challenges that face criminal justice professionals in the twenty-first century are more complex than ever, and reach deep into the fabric of society. Undergraduate programs in criminal justice at Boston University’s Metropolitan College can help you lay the foundation for deeper study or enhance professional opportunities. Explore the methods and theories of social science while building a specialized understanding of criminal activity, policing, corrections, criminal court procedures, and social policy as it relates to crime control. You will also become adept in critical thinking, computer applications, and quantitative analysis in relation to criminal study.

Now is the time to advance your career with a criminal justice bachelor’s degree or undergraduate certificate from Boston University. Choose from the following programs:

  • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice (on campus)
  • Undergraduate Certificate in Criminal Justice (on campus)

BU’s Metropolitan College has offered criminal justice education since 1973, with programs grounded in the social sciences and focused largely on cities and urban sociology. Because MET is focused on practical, insightful, and adaptable knowledge, the tools and skills you learn at MET today can be immediately applied on the job while remaining relevant, useful, and valuable to your career growth for years to come.

Top Reasons Why You Should Consider BU’s Criminal Justice Programs

  • Convenient evening study allows you to balance your education and time with your work/life needs.
  • Our faculty share your passion for criminal justice and are committed to your success. They bring to the classroom subject-matter expertise, research-based insight, and extensive field experience in policing, cybercrime, the judicial system, and corrections.
  • Diverse classrooms ensure vital connections with other criminal justice professionals—networks that can open doors.
  • MET offers comprehensive financial assistance services.

Become an Effective Criminal Justice Leader

The study of criminal justice draws upon a wide variety of disciplines, including criminology, cybersecurity, law, management, psychology, public health, and sociology. Whether you are enhancing professional skills, planning for law school or a master’s program, or considering a future in teaching, the programs in criminal justice at MET will prepare you to excel and advance in your field.

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