The Bachelor of Professional Arts Criminal Justice Major is offered
by Athabasca University's Centre
for State and Legal Studies.
The program is available to students who have graduated with a
two-year approved diploma in criminal justice-related areas from
an accredited college or technical institute. The program provides
students with two years of Arts and Administrative Studies courses
along with specialized senior-level courses in criminal justice.
Athabasca University has developed program learning outcomes that describe the career options that may be available to you upon graduating. For general
information regarding the Criminal Justice major, contact the
A maximum of 30 credits may be awarded by portfolio assessment
through the Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition office. Students complete the program regulations in effect at the time
of their enrolment.
In addition to completing this degree through online and distance learning, you can complete the Bachelor of Professional Arts (Criminal Justice) entirely in a classroom setting, or a combination of distance and classroom courses, at the following Alberta institutions: MacEwan College (Edmonton), Lethbridge Community College (Lethbridge), Medicine Hat College (Medicine Hat). See Section 9.3 for more information.
To Bachelor of Professional Arts program.
Sixty credits are required for degree completion beyond the approved two-year college diploma. Students must complete the following degree requirements within the Bachelor of Professional Arts program.