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Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice/Juvenile Justice

Kaplan University

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Description

Kaplan University's online Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice/Juvenile Justice degree program was created to guide students in developing the skills and understanding that is needed for working as a qualified law enforcement and security professional within the realm of juvenile justice.

As a student in this online degree in criminal justice/juvenile justice will work to develop their understanding of the unique needs of today's justice system.

This online criminal justice degree program does include a liberal arts component, and will aid students in developing a solid foundation of criminal justice knowledge.

This online degree in juvenile justice program will prepare students for opportunities 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

Throughout the course of this online criminal justice degree program will guide students examining sentencing, risk and needs assessment, psychology, intervention/diversion/prevention programs, communication and relationship building, case management, and more.

Graduates of this online degree in juvenile justice will have the knowledge that is needed for working with juveniles within various criminal justice situations.

Accreditation Information

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

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