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Frequently Asked Questions - BA in Criminology Degree

The University of Saint Mary makes it easy for online students to ask questions and find the answers they need. Below are many of the most frequently asked questions about the online BA in Criminology program. You are encouraged to ask many more questions, and the answers are always a phone call or email away.

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How fast can I complete the online criminology degree?
Students take, on average, 18 months to complete the program, which is also the fastest path currently.

Is the online bachelor's degree in criminology a full- or part-time program?
The online BA in Criminology is offered in both full- and part-time formats.

What is the total tuition for the online degree in criminology?
The online BA in Criminology degree costs $405 per credit, totaling $24,300.

For more information about tuition, additional costs, and financial aid options, please visit our tuition page.

Does the online criminology degree require work experience?
No, the degree does not require work experience.

What are the admission requirements for the online criminology degree?
The University of Saint Mary BA in Criminology program requires a completed application, official transcripts, a minimum GPA of 2.0 as well as credits earned from an associate degree.

To learn about other admissions requirements for this program, visit our admissions page.

Which classes are required to complete the BA in Criminology program?
The online criminology program requires 60 credits. Coursework includes a focus on human behavioral science, crime and media, juvenile delinquency, and research methods. The degree-completion program is ideal for students who have completed roughly two years of college or have an earned associate in arts or associate in science from a regionally accredited institution.

You can discover more about our full list of coursework requirements on our curriculum page.