Walden University

Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice - Crime and Criminals

The B.S. in Criminal Justice - Crime and Criminals program is designed to help you gain the skills and knowledge to prepare for a career in law enforcement, the justice system, corrections, homeland security, and social services. The program blends contemporary theory on the nature, extent, and cause of crime with the study of national and international criminal justice practices. Learning is supported through coursework and a final capstone project. Plus, the program uses the latest interactive media, including lifelike, computer-generated scenarios from crime scenes. Our curriculum is based on the recommendations of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. The program can help prepare you to become a more effective social change agent in criminal justice organizations at the local, state, federal, or international levels. In this concentration, you will study criminal theories and behavior, and you will discover the proper way to conduct a criminal investigation. Areas of study include: assessing a crime scene, handling witnesses/suspects/informants, and administering surveillance techniques.

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