Bay State College

122 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02116

Program Details

Bay State College offers an Online Criminal Justice Degree with a concentration in Security for students who are interested in learning about the issues involved in promoting local, national, and international security in the protection of people and property. Students will learn about information technology and the use of computer information systems in the compromising and protection of critical infrastructure and information. Through the program, students will develop knowledge and expertise in criminal justice, law enforcement, and security services to develop as a professional in criminal justice.

The program consists of classroom courses which emphasize real-world education through examination of cases and education which will be applicable on the job. Those classes include legal and ethical aspects of security, financial accounting, security management, national security and intelligence investigations, criminological theories, criminal justice research methodology, sociology of deviance, college algebra, forensics, physical and personnel security, communications in criminal justice, function of police in modern society, introduction to biology, public speaking, introduction to criminal justice, and sociology.

Through completion of the program, students will have demonstrated the professionalism and skill necessary to earn the degree. The qualifications demonstrate that the student has been able to apply the principles they have learned in the program into their eventual development as a functional affective professional in their field.  These qualifications include but are not limited to the ability to explain concepts, theoretical perspectives, empirical findings, and trends in security issues, to demonstrate an understanding of the sociological, societal, and psychological aspects of criminology and of security issues, and to demonstrate an understanding of the theories, procedures, and practices of law enforcement and security personnel.

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    New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education,

    New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Technical and Career Institutions

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