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Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice - Human Services for Criminal Justice

Walden University

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Description

Walden University's online B.S. in Criminal Justice - Human Services for Criminal Justice degree program is an excellent program for those who are looking to gain the skills and knowledge that is needed for a career in law enforcement, the justice system, corrections, homeland security, and social services.

This online degree in Criminal Justice - Human Services for Criminal Justice program offers its students a curriculum that is a blend of contemporary theory on the nature, extent, and cause of crime with the study of national and international criminal justice practices.

This online criminal justice degree program offers students a variety of courses that will introduce them to topics, such as:

  • Communication Skills For Career Development
  • Contemporary Criminal Justice Systems
  • Criminology and Social Control
  • Juvenile Delinquency and Justice
  • Criminal Law
  • Corrections
  • Courts and Judicial Process
  • Law Enforcement
  • Data Analysis for the Criminal Justice Professional
  • Restorative Justice

Learning is supported through coursework and a final capstone project. Plus, the program uses the latest interactive media, including lifelike, computer-generated scenarios from crime scenes. Our curriculum is based on the recommendations of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. The program can help prepare you to become a more effective social change agent in criminal justice organizations at the local, state, federal, or international levels.

In this concentration you will: study how to assess the needs of victims and identify community resources and responses; analyze contemporary problems and trends in victimology; and explore restorative justice strategies to repair the harm caused by criminal behavior and to return criminals and victims to their communities with strategies for living productive, crime-free lives. It is ideal if you want to work as an advocate for victims or communities and directly with victims in social services and nonprofit organizations.

Students must have a high school diploma or equivalent and be at least 24 years old.

Accreditation Information

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

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