B.Sc. On Campus

Justice and Public Policy

Concordia University Wisconsin

48 months
30060 USD/year
30060 USD/year
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Are you interested in protecting the rights of the individual and society? Is upholding the United States Constitution and preserving the ethical and moral fiber of your community important for you? If so, consider the Justice and Public Policy program of Concordia University Wisconsin.


Work for people’s rights and safety

If upholding the United States Constitution, your state constitution, and local ordinances through correctional, enforcement or legal means is important to you, we have a solution. Consider pursuing the Justice and Public Policy program of Concordia University Wisconsin. A degree in JPP will give you foundational knowledge in the courts, corrections, juvenile justice theory, law enforcement, paralegal, procedural and substantive criminal law, and security. Careers include attorney, court administration, intelligence operations, local and federal law enforcement, and warden.

A Bachelor of Science in Justice and Public Policy (JPP) from CUW will help you understand how administrative law, along with procedural, and substantive criminal laws apply to effecting arrest search and seizure, evidence collection, and courtroom procedures. You’ll learn best practices pertaining to field and custodial interviews, criminal investigations, and procedures involving juvenile. If you are considering an advanced degree, an introductory courses in criminal justice research methods and criminal psychology will prepare you to understand sociological, psychological, bio-physiological, and free-will theories, while learning how to apply theory to practice within the American civil and criminal court systems, correctional system, and justice system.

What does all that add up to? It creates a foundation for a career in a wide variety of criminal justice related fields by giving you quality instruction. One hundred percent of all faculty have certifications and/or extensive experience in their respective field. This lends itself to practical and experiential guidance in blending your personal and professional ethical values within a system of justice and public policy.

What to expect

This program will prepare you with basic knowledge on the path to a successful career in an array of fields including attorney, correctional officer, court administrator, federal special agent, law enforcement officer, paralegal, natural resources warden, probation and parole officer, military career, and security management. It is a foundational degree to complete if you aspire to pursue law school or other public policy-focused graduate work. In short, if your goal is to work in the criminal justice field with practical knowledge and understanding of how your decisions and actions serve the community, this degree is for you.


  • Attorney
  • Police Officer
  • Paralegal

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Intro Law Enforcement
  • Criminology
  • Intro to Courts
  • Juvenile Justice Theory
  • Intro to Probation & Parole
  • Corrections in America

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Plan to apply 3-4 months prior to your intended start date.


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Graduation from the equivalent of US high school 
  • GPA equivalency of a 2.5 on a 4.0 scale
  • Proof of English language proficiency with minimum scores of 61 TOEFL, 6 IELTS or 55 PTE (students without these scores can still apply for conditional admission)
  • ACT or SAT is not required for admission, but a result will increase scholarship options

Tuition Fee

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    30060 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 30060 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    30060 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30060 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Mequon

1621 - 2688 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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