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Criminal Justice, B.S.

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The Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice online degree program teaches students to think critically as they learn about institutions and processes. Students learn to identify the value choices and ethical considerations involved in decision making in the administration of justice and justice systems in a democratic society. This program provides students with information and skills needed for employment in a variety of public and private services related to the administration of justice and justice systems. Course content prepares students for careers with social service agencies such as the Department of Human Services, Public Health, and Law Enforcement. Careers may also be explored within the field of corrections such as probation, parole, and institutional corrections. Former graduates have pursued careers with the following agencies:

  • Homeland Security
  • U.S. Marshal Services
  • ICE
  • TSA
  • Other federal agencies

A total of 122 credit hours are required to earn a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice.

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