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Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice/Forensic Psychology

Kaplan University

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Description

This online Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice/Forensic Psychology degree from Kaplan University has been created for those individuals who are looking to earn an education that not only includes the various parts of the criminal justice field, but will also include a focus on learning the value of psychology within the context of the criminal justice system.

This is an ideal criminal justice degree program for any individual who is looking to find an entry-level position or a method of advancing their current career in areas of law enforcement, private security, or corrections.

Based on a foundation of broad base of liberal arts, this online degree in forensic psychology degree enhance each student's ability to identify and interact with mentally ill individuals, intervene in crisis situations, and understand the impact of crime on its victims and the community.

Students in this this online criminal justice/forensic psychology degree will have an opportunity to:

  • Gain an understanding of the philosophy and development of the U.S. criminal justice system, its agencies and institutions, and the issues and challenges they face
  • Explore applied research methods and techniques used in the field
  • Examine the development of criminal law, the elements and types of criminal offenses, and the principles of criminal culpability
  • Complete a capstone project to demonstrate your ability to apply the critical thinking skills and concepts you study online to real-world criminal justice scenarios

Graduates of this online forensic psychology degree program will have the knowledge that is needed for taking numerous career paths that take an active role in making their own community a better, safer place.

Accreditation Information

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

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