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Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice / Homeland Security

Program Details

The Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice program at Purdue University Global combines professional skills training with courses designed to help you develop a solid foundation of criminal justice knowledge. In this program you will have an opportunity to study:

  • The philosophy and development of the U.S. criminal justice system, its agencies and institutions, and issues and challenges
  • Applied research methods and techniques used in the field
  • The development of criminal law, elements and types of criminal offenses, and principles of criminal culpability

The Homeland Security specialization allows students to examine the origins of terrorism, response methods to weapons of mass destruction and other disaster incidents, crisis negotiation, and conflict resolution. This concentration is designed to help prepare criminal justice professionals, military personnel, or businesspeople for new opportunities in the field of criminal justice, especially with multinational corporations.

Requirements

  • Evidence of high school graduation or equivalent​

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Restrictions

Not authorized for residents in: District of Columbia, Massachusetts, and California.