Online Associate of Science in Criminal Justice
The Online Associate of Science in Criminal Justice at Campbellsville University will give students an education that will prepare them for several career options in the legal/criminal justice field. Criminal justice is the system in which laws and social control are upheld, crimes are deterred, and sanctions are brought against those who violate laws. The Criminal Justice major prepares students for both careers and advanced studies through a combination of courses that provide an understanding of the nature of crime as well as the processes that prevent and respond to crime.
Student who complete the program will have options in career paths including paralegal, court reporter, private security, probation officer, bailiff, corrections officer, court clerk, legal specialist, police and other law enforcement functions. These courses are set up for students who work and desire to complete the first two years of college. The program consists of 60 credit hours; 30 of these hours are general education courses and the other 30 are specific to criminal justice. All courses are set up so that the program can be completed in two years and is entirely online.
Content taught in courses includes court processes and procedures, criminal investigation, criminal law, criminology, general psychology, justice systems, police administration and management, police operations and procedures, juvenile delinquency, probation and parole, and victimology. Student will have gained knowledge, skills, and values that prepare them for future careers in criminal justice or advanced study.
Delivery Format:100% Online
Tuition Basis :credits
Accreditation & Licensing
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
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