Prepare for a career in criminal justice, social service, or law enforcement with an online bachelor’s in Psychology with a concentration in Criminal Justice from Walden University. This degree program combines a foundation of psychological studies with courses specific to the field of Criminal Justice.
Students in this online Criminal Justice degree program will explore cognitive, behavioral and psychological theories of criminal behavior, studying everyone from serial killers to terrorists. Courses analyze types of victimization, and students will learn how to effectively and compassionately work with victims of crime.
Students in this concentration can choose topics of study such as:
- Criminology and social control
- Profiling serial and mass murderers
- The criminal mind
- Restorative justice
- High school diploma or equivalent
- Applicants must meet one of the following: be 21 years or older; an active member of the military or veteran; or have 60 quarter credits for transfer.
School Accreditation Statement
The Higher Learning Commission