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Prepare for challenging and dynamic careers in the justice system at the local, state, and federal levels with the Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Administration at the National University. 

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Overview

The Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Administration at the National University  is designed to meet the educational and professional needs of individuals in law enforcement who are interested in professional development or career advancement, but also prepares individuals for entry- and advanced-level positions, teaching, or training assignments, private security employment, research, or employment as consultants within the field. 

Study forensic science, research methods, juvenile justice, corrections, criminology, leadership and management, civil and criminal investigations, court systems, criminal law, and complete a senior project supervised by full-time, associate, and select core adjunct faculty. Select elective courses from psychology, sociology, addictive disorders, behavioral science, legal studies, information technology, and human resource management to provide a broader perspective in human behavior.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Apply biological, psychological, sociological, and economic explanations for criminal behavior from a variety of disciplines.
  • Identify the causes and patterns of juvenile delinquency.
  • Distinguish the leadership and management styles commonly employed in the criminal justice system.
  • Demonstrate the criminal investigation process to include preliminary investigation, evidence collection and preservation, submission, and testimony in a courtroom.
  • Explain the role of criminal sanctions in relationship to victims and offenders.
  • Examine the importance of ethics when applied to all three branches of the criminal justice system.

Entry Level Positions

  • Police officer
  • Paralegal
  • Probation officer
  • Juvenile and adult corrections
  • Jail or prison worker
  • Public interest/advocacy
  • Airline security representative
  • Foreign service officer
  • Animal treatment investigator

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Criminology
  • The Juvenile Offender
  • CJ Management and Leadership
  • Principles of Investigation 
  • Courts & the Judicial Process
  • Criminal Law and Procedure
  • Corrections
  • Ethics and the C J System

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details
  • This program starts monthly.

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official high school transcripts and mark sheets (and certified English translations, if applicable)
  • Official high school diploma/proof of graduation (and certified English translations, if applicable)
  • Official post-secondary transcripts and diplomas if post-secondary schooling was pursued by applicant (and certified English translations, if applicable)
  • Proof of Financial Support: $33,500 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1665 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1665 USD per module during 48 months.
  • National

    1665 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1665 USD per module during 48 months.
 

Funding

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