Columbia Southern University’s online Bachelor of Science in criminal justice administration is suitable for both entry-level and seasoned professionals who are pursuing careers in criminal justice administration. This degree program prepares criminal justice professionals to make rational decisions and informed responses to the daily challenges in law enforcement, courts and corrections.
The Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice Administration degree program prepares both entry-level and seasoned professionals from diverse backgrounds in the theoretical foundations, knowledge, skills, and practices of criminal justice administration inclusive of law enforcement, courts, and corrections. This program of study enables students to develop rational decisions and informed responses to the daily challenges one faces in law enforcement, courts, and corrections operations. Additionally, the program prepares students for entrance into concentrated areas of criminal justice in mas ter's degree programs or related disciplines. This program promotes a commitment to continued scholarship and service among graduates as future and continuing members of law enforcement, courts, and corrections initiatives in a manner that remains conducive to enhancing professionalism in a diverse community.
Upon completion of the program, students should be able to do the following:
- Assess the impact of the U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights on laws.
- Analyze the influences of laws on the criminal justice system.
- Evaluate the impact of theories in a diverse society.
- Assess the interrelationship among courts, corrections, and law enforcement.