Bachelor of Arts in Sociology with a Concentration in Criminology (Online Degree Completion)

Millersville’s online B.A. in Sociology with a concentration in Criminology program prepares students to understand how the criminal justice system operates and to undertake specific training for the career path they choose. It provides a broad background for building critical thinking, oral and written communication skills and data analysis skills. This program provides excellent preparation for a wide variety of careers.

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Admissions Requirements:
To apply for admission, you must meet the following requirements:

  • A completed Associate's degree OR at least 60 transferable college credits
  • A 2.0 or higher GPA
  • Completion of the SOCY 101, SOCY 230, and MATH 130 (see pre-requisites for more information)

*Please note, the online Criminology program is typically completed part-time

Required Pre-Requisites:
Completion of the below prerequisite courses is required before beginning the program:

  • SOCY 101 – Intro to Sociology (C or higher final grade)
  • SOCY 230 – Criminology (C or higher final grade)
  • MATH 130 – Statistics (C- or higher final grade)

Application Requirements:

In order to be considered for admission into the program by the Office of Online Programs you need to submit:

  • A completed online application (the online application is free up front but a $40 application fee will be deferred on your first semester bill once the program has been started)
  • An official transcript from ALL previous institutions of higher education attended

*Early acceptance is also offered for students in their final semester of an Associate's program*

B.A. Sociology with a concentration in Criminology Online Application Process

  1. Apply!

    To apply for admission to the online B.A. in Sociology with a concentration in Criminology program, please complete our quick and easy application!

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  2. Send in all official transcripts

    • Electronic Transcripts-
      • Send electronic official transcripts directly from the school to our office at Electronic transcripts are typically the fastest way to submit transcripts.
    • Mailed Transcripts-
      • Have mailed official transcripts sent to the below address:
        • Office of Online Programs
          Millersville University
          Lyle Hall, Room 208
          P.O. Box 1002
          Millersville, PA 17551

*Please note, transcripts must be sealed, official copies sent directly from the university or college.  Any opened transcripts (electronic or mailed) are considered unofficial copies.


*Millersville University’s Online programs offer rolling admissions and applications are reviewed for acceptance as they become complete.

Online Admissions Process

Once all admission documents are received an official admissions decision will be made and a transfer credit evaluation will be completed.

If accepted into the program, a packet will be mailed with an official admissions offer letter, instructions to confirm acceptance including a response form and an official transfer credit evaluation.

To confirm acceptance, the admissions response form and a $150 check/money order must be mailed to the below address.  Deposit checks and money orders must be made out to "Millersville University".

Cohort Start Dates

Cohort Start Date
Fall 2021 Cohort August 23, 2021
Spring 2022 Cohort January 17, 2022
  • Online Application and Admissions Support

    From the time a prospective student inquires to the time they have confirmed their acceptance, the Office of Online Programs Admissions Counselor will work with the student to help answer questions and/or concerns regarding the application and admissions process, provide transcript updates, complete transcript evaluations, announce admission decisions and assist with confirming enrollment.

    After a student has confirmed their acceptance, they will continue to work with the Office of Online Programs through an assigned Student Support Specialist.  The Student Support Specialist will be available to all online undergraduate students to assist with any and all non-advisement questions.

    Please also feel free to visit our Online Student Support Resources page for more information and additional resources available to online students!