Criminal Justice - Statewide

Criminal Justice



The Excellence You Expect, The Flexibility You Need

Ferris State University's Criminal Justice program is amongst the most respected in the nation, and with our locations across Michigan, your degree is within reach wherever you are. Whether you're a seasoned professional or you're interested in entering the field, our Statewide Criminal Justice programs will provide the flexibility you need to earn your degree and take the next step forward in your career.

Schedule a free appointment with a local Ferris advisor to get started.

Already finished your bachelor's degree? Check out our Master's of Criminal Justice Administration program.

*Note that our Jackson-based program focuses on the Law Enforcement track.

Ferris State University's Statewide and Online Criminal Justice programs help students
                           gain employment in a wide variety of criminal justice fields, including law enforcement,
                           probation administration, corrections, youth services and many other areas.
Ferris State University's Criminal Justice program is offered at 18 convenient locations
                           across Michigan in addition to our main campus in Big Rapids MI
Ferris State University's Criminal Justice students are in high demand across the
                           criminal justice field.
Ferris State University Criminal Justice graduates have more than 525 employment opportunities
                           with Michigan's various agencies
Ferris State University Statewide and Online students are Bulldogs.
Ferris State University's Criminal Justice program is ranked in the top 30 criminal
                           justice programs in the nation by College Affordability Guide
Ferris State University's Criminal Justice students receive practical, relevant, hands-on
                           training.
Ferris State University is ranked as the 42nd best school in the country for veteran
                           students

BUILT AROUND YOU

Expanded Options: With your degree in Criminal Justice, you'll find opportunities in youth services, addiction treatment, offender aftercare and treatment, victim advocacy, law enforcement and many other areas of the criminal justice field. Your Criminal Justice degree is also excellent preparation for law school.

Save Thousands: Thanks to our partnerships with community colleges across Michigan, earning your Ferris State University degree at an off-campus location can save you thousands of dollars. Take many of your courses at your local community college's inexpensive tuition rate and apply them directly to your Ferris degree. Check our transfer guides for details.

Keep Your Schedule: Night and weekend classes are available in many locations, so you can keep your current career while you get ready for the next step. Check out our accelerated 8-week courses to earn your degree even faster.

Get to Work: Earn your degree in your community and begin building the local professional network you'll need to launch your career.

Ferris State University's Statewide and Online Criminal Justice programs are on the
                           cutting-edge of CJ education.
Ferris State University's Criminal Justice program will help you build your CJ professional
                           network.
Ferris State University's Criminal Justice students graduate with one of the most
                           respected CJ degrees in the country.
Ferris State University Statewide and Online students build strong relationships with
                           other individuals across the entire CJ field.

ADMISSION & TRANSFER REQUIREMENTS

This program has been designed as a degree completion program. You will need a minimum number of credit hours to enter this program. Contact a local or online advisor for all of the details.

Our transfer process and community college partnerships will help you maximize the number of credits you bring to Ferris, saving you time and money. Check out our transfer guides to get an idea of what your transfer to Ferris might look like.