Online Degree Program
Earn your justice degree online at the University of Alaska Fairbanks and prepare for justice careers in Alaska and the Pacific Northwest. Designed by faculty who are active in diverse fields of criminal justice, this flexible online program explores the structure and function of the criminal justice system.
Learn to resolve conflicts involving federal, state and Native American justice systems. Gain unique insights into restorative justice—a problem-solving system in social justice that involves working with victims, offenders and the community to repair the harm caused by criminal behavior. And explore rural and tribal systems of justice.
Our justice studies major offers a variety of opportunities for internships and other hands-on learning experiences. Many of our students find employment through our program with criminal justice agencies and other organizations.
What Is Justice?
Justice programs examine law enforcement, the courts and corrections, exploring topics ranging from research methods and statistics to criminal law and social justice. It’s an extremely versatile degree that you can use to pursue a wide variety of careers. A bachelor’s in criminal justice also provides a strong academic foundation for pursuing graduate study in your field of interest.
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Why Study Criminal Justice at UAF?
Criminal justice is a diverse field of study that includes some of today’s fastest growing careers. The online criminal justice degree at UAF offers an affordable, flexible program designed to fit your schedule and provide the training to excel in justice careers. Here are some of the opportunities you can look forward to.
To learn not only from the textbooks but also from the instructors’ real-life experiences from their criminal justice careers is invaluable and exciting. I have been able to apply knowledge from my courses to my career and am continuing on with the Master of Arts in Administration of Justice.Shasta Pomeroy, Data Management Clerk at Fairbanks Police Department
The Criminal Law Class at UAF
What Can You Do With a Justice Degree?
This degree will prepare you for justice jobs with state and local law enforcement, adult and juvenile probation, the court system and police forensics, just to name a few. Many of our criminal justice majors find jobs through the internship opportunities we offer. The online justice degree will also give you the academic foundation to pursue graduate study.
Requirements for the Online Bachelor’s Degree in Justice
Our online justice degree will give you the training to excel in your justice career of choice. Classes explore topics such as criminology, rural justice in Alaska, ethics and social justice, criminal law, juvenile delinquency and gender and crime.
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Transferring to UAF? We can walk you through the process and help make sure you get the most out of the credits you’ve earned.