The Postbaccalaureate certificate Criminology and Criminal Justice program from Portland State University will provide you with the knowledge and skills that support a career change or career advancement in the fields of criminology, criminal justice, law enforcement, public policy, and more. In this certificate program, you’ll study crime and address the factors that increase crime as well as prevent it. Learn to analyze crime using data, theory, and research to develop prevention measures and better crime control strategies.
Designed for both working and aspiring criminal justice professionals, this certificate from Portland State's nationally renowned criminal justice and criminology program enables you to develop cutting-edge skills that expand your career horizons in the protective services and legal professions.
Whether you're new to the field of criminal justice, or an experienced professional seeking to update or expand your knowledge, the online post-bac Criminology and Criminal Justice certificate offer a practical pathway to career development.
Jobs in the criminology and criminal justice include police officers, deputies, probation/parole officers, correctional officers, private security, prosecutors, defense attorneys, judges, magistrates and legal assistants, victim advocates, case managers, federal law enforcement, policy, and crime analysts.
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- Criminology and Criminal Justice
- Theories of Crime and Justice
- Crime Control Strategies
- Criminal Justice Research
- Criminal Law and Legal Reasoning
- Punishment and Corrections
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DisciplinesCriminal Law Criminology Criminal Justice View 559 other Bachelors in Criminal Law in United States
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- You must have a cumulative (overall) grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.5 when converted to the U.S. 4.0 grading scale.
- Meet the English Language Proficiency Requirement. You may be admitted to Portland State University and an Intensive English Language Program (IELP) pathway if you do not meet PSU's English Language Proficiency Requirement. Learn more about PSU’s English language programs.
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International29706 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 29706 USD per year
National29706 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 29706 USD per year
In-State10806 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 10806 USD per year
Washington Border Discount (WBD): $11,706
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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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.