College of Security and Criminal Justice

Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Administration with a concentration in Management

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If you're looking to strengthen existing skills or gain new knowledge in the field of Criminal Justice Administration, look no further. Our Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Administration with a concentration in Management* degree gives you a focused view of theories and principals behind criminal justice and critical-thinking skills as well as leadership qualities. Additionally, our curricula help students to develop sought-after managerial and administrative skills associated with law enforcement, the criminal courts and corrections.

*In Maryland, the Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Administration has an emphasis in Management.

Graduates of Criminal Justice and Security programs may need to meet other requirements or qualifications to become a law enforcement, corrections or peace officer at the state, national or international level. Students who are interested in pursuing such professions are encouraged to check with the applicable agencies for a list of requirements.

Requirements and prerequisites

You will need XXX credits to complete this program, which may be earned from a combination of required and elected courses. However, required courses may vary based on previous experience, training or transferable credits. View general requirements

There are no prerequisites for this course.

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What you'll learn

The mission of the Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Administration is to provide students with a strong foundation in criminal justice principles, concepts and theories, as well as a practice orientation to criminal justice administration. The degree offers a global perspective, as well as specific concentration areas of criminal justice services delivery. Students will receive core instruction in criminal justice as it is represented in the domains of police, courts and corrections, and then advance to concentrations related to specific areas of criminal justice within those domains.

The BS/CJA Management concentration is designed to give learners a depth of understanding concerning the management and administrative skills necessary to effectively run organizations in the various domains of criminal justice system. The courses included in this degree concentration focus primarily on the management and administration skill sets associated with the police, the courts, and with corrections. The theories and principles behind criminal justice are also examined. Students learn about policies, procedures associated with management functions, as well as many administrative practices and factors impacting criminal justice agency operations. This will not only give students the insight into what these specific departments are and what they do, but how to maintain and evaluate organizational operations from an administrative viewpoint.

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Core courses

Our curriculum is designed to help you prepare for the competitive job market with relevant knowledge and in-demand skills. This program will include the following courses:

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Program Student Learning Outcomes

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Cost breakdown

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Tuition (per credit) Not available
Tuition (per credit) for 100/200-level courses $410.0
Tuition (per credit) for 300/400-level courses $610.0
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Resource fee $140.0
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