Available on-campus in Hobbs, fully online, or a combination of the two

Designed for students looking to start or advance a career in law enforcement, the court system, corrections, border/homeland security, the Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice at University of the Southwest is a comprehensive examination of all relevant components of the criminal justice system in America.

Our faculty is committed to providing a liberal arts education along with a solid grounding in criminal justice. By integrating academic knowledge and practical experience through internships, you’ll understand the history of crime, the foundation of our criminal justice system, and the psychology behind criminal behavior. 

The criminal justice curriculum also provides excellent preparation for graduate studies and law school.

Course Descriptions

Online CJ Degree Plan