The Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice is delivered fully online through a partnership with USG eMajor in collaboration with other University System of Georgia schools. Housed in the Department of Civic Engineering and Public Service in University College, the program provides a true interdisciplinary opportunity. The degree allows for a large amount of student personalization through ample elective credits, as well as the possibility of credit for prior learning gained through various sources such as professional experiences, the military, training, community work, and personal study.

eMajor online programs are ideal not only for traditional students who wish to take advantage of online course delivery, but also for working professionals, military members, transfer students and others seeking alternative routes to degree completion.

What Can I Do With This Degree?

The Social Justice Concentration

Courses in the social justice degree concentration in the criminal justice degree program will provide appropriate frameworks and tools to assist students in analyzing complex issues and promoting social change. A concentration in social justice will prepare students to be the leaders of a paradigm shift and promote social equity change in law enforcement, the judicial system, the healthcare industry, and economics.

The Law Enforcement Concentration

The criminal justice degree with a concentration in law enforcement is tailored to those students who already know they want a career in law enforcement. This degree program provides students with the knowledge of fair and ethical police practices, investigative skills in a variety of specialties, crime control and prevention techniques, and leadership skills. Students already employed in law enforcement will find this degree program will supplement and enhance their current knowledge, skills, and abilities. The B.S. in Criminal Justice will also assist current officers in obtaining promotions and leadership opportunities that can influence current and future generations of law enforcement officers.

UWG eMajor Contact Information

UWG eMajor Liasons

Morgan Kirby

(For last name A-J)
Phone: (678) 839-0691 
Email: mkirby@westga.edu

Meggie Miller

(For last name K-Z)
Phone: (678) 839-5452 
Email: meggiem@westga.edu

UWG eMajor Program Leads

BS in Organizational Leadership

Dr. Dylan McLean
Phone: (678) 839-4989 
Email:
dmclean@westga.edu

BS in Criminal Justice

Dr. Dave Ayers
Phone: (678) 839-3783 
Email:
dayers@westga.edu

FinTech

Dr. John Upson
Phone: (678) 839-4835
Email:
jupson@westga.edu

Resources

eMajor Help Desk

Monday - Friday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Phone: (678) 839-6400 
Phone:
 1 (855) 936-2567
Email: emajor@westga.edu

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