Amridge University

1200 Taylor Rd, Montgomery, AL 36117-3553

Bachelor Of Science: Public Safety And Criminal Justice

Program Details

Amridge University offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Public Safety and Criminal Justice for students who are interested in careers in public safety and criminal justice and want to develop the necessary skills. These skills include general knowledge, human relations, development skills, communication skills, principles of justice, and the application of organizational and leadership principles.

This program integrates the disciplines of human relations, criminal justice, organization, communication, and leadership to create the foundation necessary to be functional in public safety organizations, community nonprofit organizations and church organizations.

The program consists of classroom courses that emphasize real-world education through examination of cases and other real-world examples in education that will be applicable on the job. Those classes include an introduction to public safety and security, domestic terrorism and hate crimes, criminal investigation, criminology, criminal justice, criminal law, criminal evidence, criminal procedures, white collar crime, organized crime, criminal justice overview, psychological profiling, interview and interrogation, and professional public relations.

Through completion of the program, students will have demonstrated the professionalism and skill necessary to have earned their degree. The qualifications demonstrate that the student has been able to apply the principles they learned in the program into their development as a functional and affective professional in their field.

These qualifications include the ability to demonstrate gained knowledge of the jurisprudence system required to effectively function in the role of prison ministry, to demonstrate the gained knowledge of the jurisprudence system required to effectively function in the role of chaplain for law enforcement agencies, to demonstrate acquired skills and knowledge in general education areas that are the foundation of life skills and further education, to demonstrate basic knowledge of management principles and supervision, to develop a basic understanding of the criminal justice system, and to develop basic skills in communicating in professional settings.

Program Overview:

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    100% Online
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Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges



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