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Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

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Keys to Success

To be successful in the Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice program, students should have a strong ethical sensibility, an interest in promoting justice, strong leadership and interpersonal skills, and the ability to think on their feet.

Through criminal justice internships, students have the opportunity to apply skills and techniques learned in the classroom in the real world.

Both the institution and the faculty are deeply committed to our students through every step of their academic journeys. During their time at South College, students have frequent access to experienced faculty members, course tutors for in-person and online tutoring, and the Writing Lab and Math Lab for help developing core skills.

Continuing Education

Additional Program Requirements

Accreditation or Approval

South College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award degrees at the doctorate, educational specialist, master’s, baccalaureate, and associate levels. South College also may offer credentials such as certificates and diplomas at approved degree levels. Questions about the accreditation of South College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (


Consumer Information

Amounts for tuition, fees, books, and supplies are subject to change. South College follows the required methodology provided by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission for the reporting of employment information for graduates. This information is compiled on an annual basis and published via the institution website each year for graduates during the most recently completed reporting year (July 1-June 30). For more detailed information related to the calculation of graduate employment rates, please click here.

Success at South College

Amanda and Breanna Brown, A South College Success Story

The thing we like most about attending South College is the amazing instructors we have had who encourage us in school, help whenever needed, and always go the extra mile for their students. If we decide to further our degree we are going to come back to South College.

- Amanda and Breanna Brown, Associate of Science in Criminal Justice

Being able to study at home or on the go was very important to me, and South College provided all the resources I needed to study anywhere.

- Asucena Delapaz-Ruiz, Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice
Iona Cunningham, BS Criminal Justice

I chose South College for the online programs, the mission statement, and the sense of community. South College has allowed me to strengthen my communication skills, learn more about my desired field, and has even help assist me in obtaining a new job.

- Iona Cunningham, BS Criminal Justice
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