Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice

The Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice program is designed to develop in students the knowledge, skills, and competencies necessary to gain entry into the exciting field of criminal justice. Students may enroll directly into the program or build upon the Associate of Science program.

The curriculum provides students with a solid base in a discipline that affords a balance of theory and application, while allowing them to explore one or more specialty areas corresponding to their particular career ambitions. Students examine several areas, such as criminal investigation, criminal behavior, the functions of probation and parole, and police organization and direction.

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation: Briarcliffe College is accredited by The Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. The commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Commission on Higher Education Accreditation.

Programmatic Accreditation: The Criminal Justice program is not programmatically accredited.

The New York State Board of Regents also authorizes Briarcliffe to offer Diploma, Associate degree and Bachelor degree programs.

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Bachelor of Science, Criminal Justice

Some of the required courses in this program include:

  • Juvenile Justice in America
  • Criminal Investigation
  • Forensic Psychology; Psychology and the Law
  • Criminology
  • Security Management
  • American Correctional Institutions
  • Contemporary Issues in Criminal Justice
  • Crime Prevention

This program is available at the following campuses and/or online:

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