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Graduate from the adult undergraduate program in criminal justice at Mount St. Mary's

Adult Undergraduate Degree in Criminal Justice, B.A.

Advance your career in law enforcement

Advance your career with a degree in criminal justice by attending evening classes designed for working adults at Mount St. Mary’s University. The Mount’s degree prepares you for jobs in law enforcement, probation and parole, corrections and related fields.

Division of Graduate, Professional and Continuing Studies

Designed for working adults. The Division of Graduate, Professional and Continuing Studies operates to assist those who want to earn an undergraduate degree but may not have the time to be a full-time student. Our division operates from Mount St. Mary’s University Frederick campus, and offers convenient evening and online courses intended for working adults. Our faculty and staff are experts in their fields, but more importantly, they understand what it takes for working adults to make the commitment to earn their degree. And they are here to give you the support and encouragement to reach your goals.

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  • Undergraduate Major
  • Undergraduate Minor
  • Certificate
  • Graduate Program
  • Adult Undergraduate
  • Special Program

A bachelor's degree for working adults.

As a student in the Mount's adult undergraduate criminal justice program you will:

  • Finish at your own pace. Courses are offered year-round in accelerated 5- and 8-week sessions. Take the courses you need at your convenience.
  • Attend convenient classes. Meet part-time one night per week (6-10 p.m.). Our Frederick campus is minutes from I-70 and I-270.
  • Receive specialized support for adult students. One-on-one advising and a customized degree plan are available and encouraged for all students.

Want to see a full listing of all adult undergraduate criminal justice courses?

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$530 - Cost per credit.* No additional fees.

  • Students are accepted with a minimum of 12 credits and may transfer in up to 75 credits from a two-year institution.
  • No application fee.

Financial Aid

Financial assistance may be available through federal and state-funded programs, private loan providers, and employer tuition remission or reimbursement. Request information to learn more.

*Tuition represents 2019-20 rates, effective July 1, 2019. Tuition is subject to change without notice.

Admissions requirements

The Mount's adult undergraduate completion degree programs are for individuals looking to apply previous college credit toward a bachelor's degree. Admissions requirements include:

  • 3+ years of professional work experience.
  • Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA.
  • Minimum of 12 transferable credits from an accredited two- or four-year institution. Students may transfer up to 75 credits from a two-year institution or 90 credits from a four-year institution.

Get in-depth details on registration, policies, transferring credits and articulation agreements in our Academic Catalog.

See the Academic Catalog