Criminal Justice at UVU 25 Years Crest

As one of the Intermountain West’s premier criminal justice programs, UVU instills values of integrity, responsibility, and safety while fostering a commitment to making the world a safer place. Students can complete their Criminal Justice degrees online, in person, or through a mix of both options. The program enables students to work and provide for the people who matter most while moving toward a future that benefits their entire family. UVU’s Criminal Justice program provides a community to help you learn and grow in ways that work best for you.

“Exceptional care is a core value at UVU, and I see my faculty practicing that every single day,  Students in the program feel like they’re a part of something bigger.” - Bobbi Kassel



Earn your degree completely online or attend on-campus classes.


Over 50% of all Utah County police officer positions are filled with graduates from our state-certified satellite police academy.


Actively work to improve and protect your local community.

Choose your degree or program

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Associate in Art or Science in Criminal Justice

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Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

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Forensic Science Program

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Law Enforcement Program

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National Security Studies

What they're saying...

  • The professors who worked in the field made the biggest difference for me. We had a great mix of professors who had a wide array of experience within the criminal justice system, and they exposed me to a lot of career options.                               

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    Gregory Petersen

    Criminal Justice Graduate

  • My professors helped me with my honors thesis and applications for grad school. I am a first-gen student who’ll be the first in my family to get a bachelor’s. I’m hoping to end up at the Pentagon or in the FBI.                                                                                     

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    Lilia Murray

    Criminal Justice Graduate

  • The professors and staff went out of their way to help me succeed in my classes. There were also many opportunities to be involved outside of the classroom that enhanced my student experience. I’m grateful for all the knowledge and skills it gave me.

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    Tiana Vakaafi-Wynn

    Criminal Justice Student

Faculty and Staff

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Meet the Team

Our faculty and staff bring a unique blend of real-world experience and scholarly accomplishments to the program. They are passionate about making the world a safer place for everyone.