Southeastern online criminal justice program among tops in nation


Wednesday, September 18, 2019 
by: Tonya Lowentritt 

     HAMMOND – Southeastern Louisiana University’s online criminal justice program has earned recognition as one of the top 50 programs in the nation by Southeastern was featured as having one of the most affordable online bachelor programs in criminal justice.
     Southeastern earned its ranking based on academic excellence, strength of faculty scholarship, reputation, financial aid, range of degree programs, and strength of online instruction methodology.
     “The criminal justice program at Southeastern is committed to a critical analysis of the role of a system of criminal justice in a democratic society,” said Sociology and Criminal Justice Department Head Ken Bolton. “Our online criminal justice faculty are experienced and dedicated practitioners with decades of experience, who have worked in the field of law enforcement, corrections and the courts.”
     Southeastern’s online criminal justice degree curriculum offers an introduction to the criminal justice field, law enforcement, and the functions of courts and corrections. Upper-level coursework exposes students to more advanced topics, such as criminology, juvenile delinquency, and serial and mass murder.
     For more information on Southeastern’s online criminal justice program, contact the Sociology and Criminal Justice Department at 985-549-2110 or Bolton at
     The full ranking can be accessed at

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