Criminal Justice


The Criminal Justice program at Oklahoma Christian provides a faith-based learning environment that emphasizes integrity, ethics, and social justice values while preparing students for careers within the adult and juvenile justice systems to help others and improve the quality of life in our communities.

We are excited that you are considering OC’s Criminal Justice degree and you will find that employers seek out and respect OC’s well-educated and ethical graduates. OC provides a low student:professor ratio and a “home-like” atmosphere on its beautiful campus.

Prepare for an impactful career that reflects the character of Christ through a commitment to justice, compassion, and personal safety. Learn about police procedures, criminal behavior, and the effect of crime on society. Understand case law and how it relates to the adult and juvenile justice systems. Identify ways in which oppression, privilege, discrimination, and social and economic disadvantage contribute to inequalities and injustices within criminal justice systems.

A bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from Oklahoma Christian will equip you to lead, protect and serve in your community.

Make a difference in your communities after you obtain your degree and you will also be able to live out the principles of your Christian faith by helping others each day of your career!

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OC Accomplishments

Veterans & National Merit Students

If you are a veteran or national merit student, you may be entitled to substantial financial assistance. Please check the following:

Interesting Classes I Might Take

  • Psychology of Crime
  • Theories of Criminal Behavior
  • Juvenile Justice
  • Criminal Procedure
  • Cultural Diversity in Criminal Justice
  • Ethics in Criminal Justice
  • Introduction to Forensic Science
  • Introduction to Cybersecurity
  • Forensic Science and the Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • All Courses

What I Can Do With My Degree

FBI Agent, Secret Service Agent, CIA Agent, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) agent, US Marshal, Federal Probation/Parole, Police Officer, Police Detective, Corrections, Juvenile Justice, Child Protective Services, Computer Forensics Investigator, Crime Scene Investigator, Forensic Science Technician, Fraud Investigator, Homicide Detective, Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agent, Private Detective


Any questions about this department? Contact Sid Brown.