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Criminal Justice GOAL – Degree Completion Program

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The online Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice provides a broad overview of the legal system, from law enforcement to the corrections process, and will prepare you for an array of specialized careers involving the discipline. Graduates are prepared to work in law enforcement and security, legal assistance and research, juvenile justice and counseling, internet security, and loss and prevention.

Gardner-Webb University provides you with a unique opportunity to complete your bachelor's degree. Since 1978, the GOAL – Degree Completion Program has been offering undergraduate classes at more convenient times and locations for working adults.

If you have transferable hours from an accredited college, you are now ready to finish your bachelor's degree!


  • Philosphy of Criminal Justice
  • Administrative Decision Making
  • Criminal Justice Theory and Research
  • Trends in Criminal Justice
  • International Issues in Criminal Justice
  • Cybercrime
  • Internship
  • Drug and Alcohol Education
  • Psychopathology
  • Human Behavior in Organizations
  • Human Resource Management
  • Leadership
  • Minority Groups
  • Juvenile Delinquency
  • Legal Environment of Business
  • Criminology
“Gardner-Webb has a deep-seated tradition in facilitating formal education for the law enforcement professional that desires progression in their career. The course regimen provides a progressive educational foundation that is well-respected in the criminal justice arena. My choice of attending Gardner-Webb has afforded me opportunities that have shaped my 24-year career and has been instrumental in the successes that my family and I enjoy.” - Travis Brittain (’08) Assistant Police Chief