Criminal Justice (minor)

Online Criminal Justice Program

Are you interested in studying crime, criminals, and the criminal justice system?

Consider adding a minor in Criminal Justice. This online criminal justice program can be taken with any undergraduate major except the Bachelor's in Criminal Justice.

Required Courses

CRJS 215S Introduction to Criminology, CRJS 222 The Criminal Justice System, and twelve credit hours of 300/400 criminal justice courses (excluding CRJS 367, 368, 377, 378).

Calculating Cost

Undergraduate Distance Learning Tuition Classification Cost per credit hour
Virginia residents (with Virginia domicile) $285
Students living outside of Virginia $285
* In Virginia but without Virginia domicile $807


Rates are effective Summer 2013 and subject to change. Please visit the Admission & Financial Aid web site for complete tuition details.

* For questions about domicile or “in-state” status as it applies to tuition rates, please visit the University Registrar.

Admission Information

This minor can only be completed as part of an undergraduate degree from ODU. You will need to be accepted into ODU as an undergraduate degree-seeking student.

All ODU undergraduate distance learning programs are degree completion / transfer programs.

Learning Environment

Courses are offered in these technologies:

Online Asynchronous: Access course materials online from any location. These courses require little to no synchronous (same-time) scheduled class meetings, but assignments and exams are scheduled by the instructor. All courses follow ODU's regular academic calendar.

Online synchronous: Access course material online from any location and participate in live, regularly scheduled online class meetings.