Criminal Justice – Bachelor of Science
Criminal Justice students learn about how the justice system works, why criminals act the way they do and what can be done to prevent crime in the first place. Successful students are interested in keeping the peace and helping others improve their lives.
Our Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice builds upon the academics taught in the Associate of Applied Science program, with an additional emphasis on:
- Criminological Theory
- Technical Skills
Unlike a traditional four-year Bachelor program, the Pioneer Pacific College Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice program is streamlined to provide you with the skills and training you need to succeed in less time. Successful graduates of this program can achieve their Bachelor’s degree in only 130 academic weeks – nearly 1½ years less than in a traditional program.
This comprehensive program allows students to experience extensive training and practical lessons making the transition into the workplace easier. As a student in this program, you’ll cover a broad range of interesting subjects including:
- Theories of Criminology
- Criminal Justice Administration& Management
- Serial Offenders
- Criminal Behavior
- Rehabilitation, Reintegration, & Recidivism in Corrections
- Delinquency & Juvenile Behavior
- Understanding Terrorism
- Diversity Issues in the Judicial System
- Crisis Intervention
- Principles of Economics
- American History Since World War
- Issues in Human Relations
- Intercultural Communication
- Political Science
- Abnormal Psychology
- Conflict Resolution & Management
- Human Resources & Organizational Management
Take the next step:
Discover if Criminal Justice is the right career for you by calling one of our helpful Admissions Specialists at 1-866-772-4636, or fill out the simple Find Out More form on the right, and we’ll contact you to further discuss your interest in Criminal Justice.
Criminal Justice is offered at:
- 130 academic weeks
- Parole and Probation
- Immigration and Naturalization
- Workplace Security
- Private Investigations
- Correctional Officers and Jailers
- Police Patrol Officers
- Security Guards
How much will this program cost me?
- Tuition and fees: $52,890
- Books and supplies: $0
- On-campus room & board: not offered
The cost of certain required books, tools and supplies is included in the lab fee. Once issued, these items become the property of the student and the lab fee cannot be refunded. Other fees may apply. Some books become the property of the student and others are loaned for the term(s) for which they are needed. All loaned books must be returned in good condition at the end of each term. Students who graduate or withdraw must within one week return all books or the appropriate replacement charge will be made against the student’s account.
What are my financing options to pay for the program?
In addition to any grant and scholarship aid for which they are eligible, 100% of graduates used loans to finance their education. The median debt for program graduates:
- Federal loans: $(not available)
- Private education loans: $0
- Institution cust-info plan: $0
How long will it take me to complete this program?
The program is designed to take 130 academic weeks to complete. % (not available) of graduates from this program finished in this time.
What are the chances of getting a job when I graduate?
The job placement rate for students who complete the program is % (not available).
What type of jobs?
- Assistant Court Clerk
- Guard Security
Will I be able to pay back my student loans?
% (not available) of students in this institution who took out federal student loans are successfully repaying them.