Why ODU for Criminal Justice?

Are you interested in studying crime, criminals, and the criminal justice system? Consider adding a minor in Criminal Justice.

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

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Required Courses

  • 12 credit hours

This minor consists of four courses (12 credit hours) chosen from a selective list of 300-400 level criminal justice electives. However, there are two prerequisites before taking upper-level criminal justice courses: CRJS 215S Introduction to Criminology, and CRJS 222 The Criminal Justice System.

Talk with an ODUGlobal enrollment coordinator to determine if you have credits that will transfer.

Online Learning Environment

Access course materials online from any location. Some classes will have live, regular online meeting times, while others will not. The instructor may schedule assignments and exams at specific times. All courses follow ODU's regular academic calendar.

Calculating Cost

  • In-state Virginia Residents$374 per credit hour*
  • Out-of-State Students$407 per credit hour

Active duty military students may qualify for a discounted undergraduate tuition rate.

These tuition rates are effective Summer 2022 and subject to change.
* In-state rate assumes residency requirements are met.

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How to Apply

This minor can only be completed as part of an undergraduate degree from ODU. Learn more about our online bachelor's programs today!

Already have college credits?

We offer a free transfer evaluation before you apply, so you'll know how your credits may transfer. Let us know which program you're interested in, and we'll contact you to get the process started.

Meet Your Team

A dedicated enrollment team for your major will guide your transition to ODUGlobal.