The University of Providence Criminal Justice Program emphasizes an overall perspective of local, state, and national law enforcement and various criminal justice systems. Emphasis is placed on the helping nature of the criminal justice professional, and students become familiar with the appropriate roles and responsibilities of the criminal justice professional.

In addition to providing prerequisite learning for graduate-level studies and law school, this program prepares students for careers in:
Law enforcement at all levels of government
Law, courts, corrections, and justice administration
Government and non-profit organizations
Private sectors that include security

Program Format

The program is delivered to the student in an online format, which requires consistent university-level writing and communication via the student’s personal computer. All assignments are presented online, and no hard copy materials need to be sent by mail. The degree requires no traveling, and is completed in its entirety at the student’s preferred place of learning.


Undergraduate tuition is $12,120/semester for full-time students (12-18 credits) or $790/credit for part-time students. All PSJH caregivers, benefits-eligible spouses or partners, and dependents are eligible for a 50 percent reduction of tuition charges for tuition for eligible programs offered at the University of Providence.

How to Apply

  1. Complete the online application for admission at Click on the Apply link.
  2. Request official transcripts from every school you’ve attended since high school. Ask that transcripts be sent directly to:
    Admissions Office
    University of Providence
    1301 20th Street South
    Great Falls MT 59405
  3. Visit for additional application information and program eligibility.


For more information, contact the Admissions Office/Argo Central: