Certificate in Victim Advocacy
Fort Hays State University

Program Details

The Certificate in Victim Advocacy is an online human services degree from Fort Hays State University.  This program provides professionals with a solid background in law, dispute resolution, and human services.  Students will develop skill sets in order to be effective advocates in their communities.  Graduates will be prepared to work in victim advocacy, an emerging field in the criminal and social service networks. 

Courses in this program may include:

  • Juvenile Justice Systems 
  • Criminal Law and Procedure
  • Gender, Race, and Inequality in Criminal Justice 
  • Woman and Crime
  • Victimology

Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • SAT/ACT scores may be required for applicants under 21 years of age

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission