Online Criminal Justice Program

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Online Criminal Justice Program 

Looking to serve justice and better your community? For stable employment with great benefits and retirement? A degree in Criminal Justice is the first step to attaining your goal. The Criminal Justice Program at West Texas A&M University offers a number of courses online, and the Bachelors of Science in Criminal Justice Administration degree can be completed entirely online.

The Criminal Justice Program strives to produce graduates who understand crime and criminal justice policy, law, and the science of Criminal Justice, while learning to embody the highest academic, professional and ethical standards in both their academic work and chosen profession.

Students are given the opportunity to become great candidates to enter the field or to promote within their profession.


Many graduates from our program who have pursued the Criminal Justice Administration degree have never set foot on campus at WT, at least until graduation. The majority of our online courses are fairly self-paced and are able to completed at non-traditional times that are convenient to you.

We also offer a policing and corrections track in Criminal Justice with a blend of on-campus and online courses, so if you are looking for the more traditional college experience, we offer that as well. A 2018 survey of online students found the majority of students selected this program because of the affordability, flexibility, and the opportunity to obtain a degree from the A&M System.

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Nothing should stand in the way of you and your degree in criminal justice. This includes financial cost. In 2020, we ranked No. 10 in the nation by Value Colleges for most affordable online Criminal Justice Degree among regionally accredited programs with an established reputation for quality and return on investment. We ranked No. 2 by College Choice for Most Affordable Online Degree. We also ranked in the Top 35 criminal justice online degrees by Affordable Schools in 2019. 



The Criminal Justice Online degree was named one of U.S. News’ Best Online Programs in 2018.

The Criminal Justice Online Corrections Degree was ranked No. 2 in the nation by Best Colleges in 2020.


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