The field of criminal justice is vast and constantly evolving and requires students to have a complete and comprehensive understanding of the legal system. Many institutes across the US are now offering an online bachelor’s degree in criminal justice that allows students the flexibility of remote learning and usually provides 24/7 access to online classrooms and study materials. A typical 4-year long bachelor’s in criminal justice would cover topics such as current criminology theories, emerging trends in global criminalistics and effective communication strategies. Students would be taught how to evaluate the impact of technology in the field of criminal justice, along with applying laws to decision making practices. Coursework students can expect to complete in this program would revolve around law and society, gender and crime and patterns in criminal behavior.