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Criminal Justice

American Public University

2 months
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285 USD/credit
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About

The Criminal Justice BA course at the American Public University provides you with sound knowledge in the areas of U.S. law enforcement, criminology, investigations, law, and community relations.

Overview

Course Details

Sharpen your knowledge of U.S. law enforcement, criminology, investigations, law, and community relations with this Criminal Justice BA course at the American Public University.

Coursework in APU’s criminal justice major explores the causes of crime, criminal behavior, criminal investigation, corrections and incarceration, juvenile issues, and stress management.

Through our online criminal justice bachelor degree, professionals teach professionals. Many of your fellow students are criminal justice peers with a desire to protect communities and the nation. Meanwhile, faculty share their real-world experience from local, state, and federal government; public safety agencies; the military; corrections facilities; and private organizations.

Students must choose a concentration for this degree program:

  • Entrepreneurship 
  • General 
  • Maritime Law Enforcement 
  • Organizational Law Enforcement Leadership 

What You Will Do

  • Learn the similarities and differences among local, state, and federal criminal justice components while gaining an international perspective
  • Explore parts components of the criminal justice system from political and public administration standpoints
  • Learn how various prevailing theories apply to elements within the criminal justice system
  • Design research that, if executed, would add to the body of knowledge in the criminal justice profession
  • Probe how standards of evidence and law impact criminal justice system segments and professionals

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Research Design and Methods
  • U.S. Law Enforcement
  • Criminology
  • Criminal Investigation
  • Ethics in Criminal Justice
  • Corrections and Incarceration

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 2 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details

Courses Start Monthly

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All APU undergraduate programs require a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent (i.e. GED).
  • Please read all undergraduate admission requirements before applying to this program and be prepared to submit the required documentation.
  • There is no fee to complete the APU admission application. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    285 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 285 USD per credit during 2 months.
  • National

    285 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 285 USD per credit during 2 months.

$250 with military grant

Funding

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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