Tiffin University offers a Bachelor of Criminal Justice degree in Justice Administration for students interested in the responsibilities and roles of managers and administrators within the criminal justice system. Leaders in this field have the unique and demanding responsibilities of dealing with emergencies, managing criminal populations or criminal activity, and preserving the peace, all while maintaining a respect for individual rights and freedoms. Students will learn about utilizing criminal justice studies as well as managerial and sociological studies in order to become an effective administrator within the criminal justice system.
Students will study material through courses that relate to the fields of management and criminal justice education. These classes include Adult Development and Life Assessment, Issues in Literature, and Social Behavior, among others.
Students completing the program will need to have demonstrated the necessary professional and educational qualifications for entry-level roles within administration of criminal justice. These qualifications include utilizing theory and research to analyze historical trends and current perspectives in criminal justice, how to use research to evaluate factors related to crime and the impact of crime on criminal justice policies, practices, and procedures, how to evaluate the impact of the constitutional policy and procedures on the criminal justice system, and how to analyze the impact of the criminal justice process on victims and perpetrators.
Students should transfer 45-66 previous college semester hours. Only courses with a "C" or better will transfer from a prior institution. Students typically have a minimum of five years professional work experience.
Accreditation & Licensing
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
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