Program Overview

Tiffin University offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice with a specialization in Corrections for students and professionals in law enforcement, criminal correction, and criminal justice. These individuals should be interested in developing their knowledge as professionals by studying various topics relating to practices and principles in criminal justice. Students will learn about the criminal justice system by examining law enforcement theory and procedure relating to corrections, the systems of punishment and rehabilitation within the legal system by studying incarceration and corrections through examination of rehabilitation, probation, and parole.

While in this program, students will take part in a curriculum that emphasizes the sociological theories and principles of criminal justice and corrections. This may be accomplished through classes such as Introduction to Psychology, Correctional Thought and Practice, and Agency Management.

Students completing the program should have demonstrated the necessary professional and educational qualifications for entry-level roles within corrections, or management and other advanced roles for students with experience in the field of corrections. These qualifications include the ability to explain concepts, theoretical perspectives, empirical findings, and trends in criminal justice, the ability to apply legal and ethical principles to the criminal justice system, to describe the structure, function, and interaction of key institutions in criminal justice, to be able to discuss the patterns, typologies, and root causes of crime, and to apply criminal justice concepts, processes, and practices to social justice and social change.

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    Degree Level: Bachelor

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

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    Accreditation & Licensing

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

    School Overview

    Tiffin University was established in 1888 and has nurtured a student-centered setting and a strong sense of real community for our students, faculty and staff. TU has successfully transitioned from traditional seated students to a mixture of seated and online students, from across the country and around the world. Tiffin University provides a personal and practical education for motivated students who want real-world experience and results.

    Tiffin University awards associate’s, bachelor’s and master’s degrees, many of which can be earned completely online.

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