The need for ethical and professional criminal justice practitioners is more significant than ever in today's society. As you earn your criminal justice administration degree online with Alvernia University, you can prepare for a rewarding career in the field, such as a police officer, correctional officer, parole officer, or private sector security. Through our well-established program, you will gain the theoretical and practical knowledge and experience you need to excel. While learning from faculty with vast experience in the criminal justice system's varied fields, the program's online format gives you the flexibility to study on your own time.
With an interdisciplinary design, our online criminal justice degree will provide you with a strong foundation in criminal justice fundamentals.
Interrelationships of various parts of the criminal justice system
Classical and contemporary theories of crime
Roles of gender and race in the criminal justice system
Aspects of the correctional field, including incarceration, correctional counselling, practices, theories, and specialized programs
Due process of law and judicial procedure
Juvenile delinquency and its history, philosophy, and evaluation, as well as prevention and intervention programs and techniques
Honesty, integrity, and ethical behaviour in criminal justice careers
Contemporary issues in the criminal justice system
Crisis management and how it affects law enforcement officials and the criminal justice system
Our program also requires completion of a practicum course, in which you will gain relevant, hands-on experience through an internship on the local, state, or federal level at criminal justice, private corporate security, or service agency.
Our Online Criminal Justice Administration Degree Is For Those:
Preparing for law school and a career in the legal field
Planning to pursue graduate studies in areas such as criminology, sociology, criminal justice, or psychology
Wanting to start a career in corrections, law enforcement, probation and parole, courts, or social services
After earning your Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice Administration online, you can pursue a variety of careers, including: