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Bachelor of Science in Public Safety - Criminal Justice

Capella University



The online Bachelor of Science (BS) in Public Safety - Criminal Justice degree from Capella University has been created to introduce students to public safety research and theory and principles, with a focus on criminal justice processes and procedures.

The online criminal justice courses in this program cover a number of topics, including:

  • Corrections and judicial systems
  • Criminal law and the legal process
  • Police-community relations
  • White collar and organized crime investigations
  • Criminal procedure and evidence

This is an ideal program for any individual who are looking to obtain and succeed in an entry-level officer position or who are looking to advance their career within various criminal justice areas.

Graduates of this online criminal justice degree program will have the knowledge and skills that are needed for working in areas, such as:

  • Law enforcement agencies
  • Corrections departments
  • Federal regulatory
  • Enforcement agencies

All applicants must be 24 years of age or older. For students 23 years of age or under must have 90+ quarter credits/60+ semester credits, Associates Degree or higher, or Active Military Status.

Accreditation Information

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

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