Bachelor of Arts inCriminal Justice


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Program Overview

Credit Hours: 44

Concordia University’s Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice offers students a comprehensive educational foundation of the multi-systemic criminal justice system including topics including law enforcement, corrections, judiciary, juvenile justice, probation and parole, international justice, and collaborating profit and non-profit organizations.

As a criminal justice student, you will explore alluring issues of crime and justice that critically impact the perspectives of interrelationships, functions, and operations within the dynamic components related to human behavior, cultural aspects, and global controversies. You will gain a deeper understanding of patterns and behavioral causation of crime, ethical decision making, and controversies multi-systemic criminal justice agencies encounter as they seek to balance crime control with civil liberty preservation, and the mounting importance of security and safety.

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flexibility for professional and traditional students via distance learning and campus-based delivery systems, preparing students to enter the workforce, enhance career advancement/transition, and graduate level study. This criminal justice curriculum meets the requirements for the Minnesota Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) certification.

You will have the opportunity to explore the criminal justice system within the realm of social and behavioral science. Our faculty’s knowledge and expertise, small classes, and individualized attention will allow you to develop a deep understanding of the subject matter. Key topics in our coursework include juvenile justice, community policing, the judicial process, and criminal law. The educational outcomes in combination with the internship experience prepare students to enter a career of choice or graduate school.