Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice - IL, PA and NJ
Criminal Justice Administration
Make a Difference with a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice
Strayer University’s Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice (BSCJ) with Criminal Justice Administration concentration provides you with the knowledge, skills, and professional abilities relevant to the criminal justice field. Your online classes and on-campus criminal justice courses will enable you to gain competencies applicable to roles such as Law Enforcement Officer, Detective, Criminal Investigator, Corrections Officer, Probation/Parole Officer, Court Reporter, Court Officer, or Caseworker.
With a Criminal Justice Administration concentration you will:
- Become an authority on the operational and technical aspects of the criminal justice system, including law enforcement, corrections, and the courts
- Learn evidence-based techniques for preventing crime, as well as how to investigate crime and its global impact
Key Learning Outcomes
- Learn what causes crime and how it impacts our society.
- Learn how the different arms of the US criminal justice system (police, courts, and corrections) work together at the federal, state, and local levels to keep our society safe.
- Develop the critical thinking skills you need to effectively investigate crime, enforce laws, and implement corrections.
- Refine your ability to apply ethical thinking and judgment to a wide range of criminal justice situations -- discussions of relevant ethical issues are included in every CJ course.
- Build leadership skills that could help you stand out and advance in your career
- Familiarize yourself with the increasingly complex and powerful technologies used in fighting crime.
- Strengthen the communication skills that you need to effectively share information, persuade others, and manage conflicts.
- CRJ 310-Law Enforcement Operations and Management
- CRJ 320-Criminal Investigation
- CRJ 330-Comparative Criminal Justice
- CRJ 410-Corrections
- CRJ 499-Senior Seminar in Criminal Justice
- LEG 420-U.S. Courts
Program LengthStrayer University students are mostly working adults who earn their degrees at their own pace and on their own schedule. Most students attend part-time, and the normal time to complete this program is 6 years.
On-Time Graduation Rate100% of our students who graduated from this program between July 1, 2011 and June 30, 2012, did so within 6 years.
Program CostsCost information for Strayer University programs is available at www.strayer.edu/tuition-and-fees. The tuition and fees for the entire program, at current part-time tuition rates, are $72,400, and at current full-time tuition rates, are $69,000. The tuition and fees for the entire program for all Tennessee students are $72,400. The total estimated cost for books and supplies for the entire program is $6,000. Strayer University does not offer on-campus housing.
Median Loan DebtFor all students completing this program between July 1, 2011 and June 30, 2012, the median cumulative loan debt for each of the following are:
- Federal student loans: $26,700
- Private loans: $0
- Institutional finance loans: $0
Occupations for this program
The following U.S. Department of Labor Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Codes and occupational titles are disclosed pursuant to U.S. Department of Education regulations, and correspond to the U.S. Department of Education Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) Code for this program.
|Title||O*Net Link||SOC Code|
|Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary||http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/25-1111.00||25-1111.00|
|First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives||http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/33-1012.00||33-1012.00|
|Investment Fund Managers||http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/11-9199.03||11-9199.03|
|Loss Prevention Managers||http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/11-9199.08||11-9199.08|
|Regulatory Affairs Managers||http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/11-9199.01||11-9199.01|