Argosy University

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology - Criminal Justice

The online Bachelor of Arts in Psychology offered by The American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University offers a solution to working professionals who are unable to earn their degrees in a campus setting. The goal of the program is to build a broad understanding of social sciences theory and the application of these theories in real-world environments. The degree can prepare you for graduate study in psychology fields such as counseling and family therapy. Our curriculum is complementary to the master's and doctoral degree programs at Argosy University. As a student at Argosy University, you will join one of the largest graduate student communities in the nation and enjoy a collegial, supportive academic environment. You will take classes online in an interactive, user-friendly classroom and learn from seasoned faculty members.

Students enrolled in the BA in Psychology Degree Completion Program may take an optional concentration in Criminal Justice. The Criminal Justice concentration offers coursework for students interested in the causes, treatment, and impact of crime on communities. Students examine psychological perspectives on the offender, including the history and theories of criminal justice. Policies and procedures of criminal justice, legal, and mental health settings will also be explored. Students also learn about effective treatment approaches that are effective with offenders, particularly substance abuse treatment.

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North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.

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