College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Bachelor of Applied Science in Criminal Justice

Bachelor of Applied Science in Criminal Justice


The BAS in Criminal Justice is a fully online transfer program for students who have received their AAS from a community college.  It targets students that are either entering or already working in the field and cannot accommodate a traditional full time college schedule. The program focuses on developing the critical thinking, communication, and problem solving skills students need for career advancement.

This program is offered through the Division of Continuing Education and Distance Learning.  For more information please visit the BAS Criminal Justice Distance Learning website.

Contact Information:

  • Matthew Makarios
  • Program Coordinator for the B.A.S. in Criminal Justice
  • Associate Professor of Criminology
  • Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminology
  • University of Northern Iowa
  • (319) 273-3245