In addition to the major and minor programs offered at SF State, Criminal Justice Studies also offers an additional fully online degree program offered through the College of Extended Learning (CEL). The CJS online degree program leverages quality instruction and a dedicated support system to help create an education that works for you. Working professionals enjoy the flexibility of an accelerated schedule with brief 8-week semesters to accomplish their personal and professional goals.
Student Online Readiness Self-Assessment
Complete the online readiness self-assessment to determine if the CJS Online Degree Program is right for you.
To be eligible for admission, students must have:
- completed a minimum of 60 transferable semester (90 quarter) units,
- completed all lower-division General Education requirements,
- have a grade point average of 2.0 or better in all transferable units attempted,
- be in good standing at the last college or university attended, and
- have completed at least 30 semester units (45 quarter units) of college coursework with a grade of “C” or better in each course.
Join us on Zoom for an online information session. Prospective Criminal Justice Studies students are welcome to learn about the online degree completion program and get your questions answered.
Spring 2022 Application Cycle
- August 1, 2021: Applications Open
- October 10, 2021: Application Deadline
- October 20, 2021: Deadline for all official transcripts to be received*
Fall 2022 Application Cycle
- October 1, 2021: Applications Open
- January 28, 2022: Application Deadline
- March 11, 2022: Deadline for all official transcripts to be received*
*Note: Complete applications with official transcripts will be reviewed on a first-come, first-served basis. Hard copy transcripts can take up to 4 - 6 weeks for processing.
Students can enroll at a local community college or CSU campus to complete university electives, program electives or lower-division General Education requirements. You may do this concurrently with your program enrollment. Once the course is completed, it will show up on your SF State transcript but is considered a non-campus course. Information and eligibility requirements are listed in the SF State Bulletin.