Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice

Students in the SAGU criminal justice program will be equipped with the knowledge and tactics to investigate crime, and understand correctional rehabilitation strategies as well as the inner-workings of the justice system. This program incorporates skills training and ethics, producing graduates who are prepared to handle difficult situations tactfully, ethically, and efficiently. If you have been called to serve in the field of criminal justice, request information today.


As part of this program, you have access to the following courses.

Major Studies

  • Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • Ethics in Criminal Justice
  • Analysis of Police Operations
  • Criminal Investigation
  • Constitutional Law
  • Theories of Criminology
  • Criminal Justice Administration
  • Advanced Penology
  • Security Management
  • Field Practicum in Criminal Justice
  • Psychology of Selfhood and the Christian Faith
  • Statistics for Behavioral Sciences
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Delinquent Behavior and Rehabilitation
  • Criminal Justice, Psychology and the Law
  • Advanced Criminal Investigation
  • Correctional Psychology
  • Special Topics
  • Addictive Behavior and Recovery
  • Introduction to Counseling and Social Work Practice I
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Crisis Intervention and Management
  • Social Psychology

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Personal Support

Get access to full on-campus support and resources. Students at SAGU can take advantage of included support from the Career Center for job training and assistance, the Wellness Center for fitness classes and facilities, the Counseling Center and more. Plus, our small class sizes create an atmosphere where you have one-on-one interactions with faculty who invest in your performance and well-being.


SAGU students graduate with 20% less debt on average than other private universities. Our Financial Aid team happily helps you secure grants, scholarships and other federal financial resources to make your college investment.

Financial Assistance

When choosing a college, it is important to understand the difference between the "sticker price" and your "net costs." SAGU provides a net price calculator to help you identify financial opportunities through scholarships and grants to reduce your college costs.

Faith & Service

Whether you are called to full-time ministry or to Christian service in the workplace, you will find the degree you need at SAGU. The university provides an environment that will strengthen your faith and your mind. Attending a Christian university is a worthwhile investment. Our campus culture and commitment to integrating faith into the classroom helps students strengthen their faith.


You can be confident that your SAGU degree is recognized.

SAGU holds accreditations with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees. We also hold a number of prestigious program accreditations.

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