Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Administration and Ethics
Advance in Your Job with a Bachelor’s in Criminal Justice
The Criminal Justice Administration and Ethics program has one mission: to prepare students for a real career in criminal justice.
In order to send out criminal justice professionals who are prepared to tackle the realities of the job, the curriculum in the program focuses on applicable knowledge instead of academic theory. The bachelor’s in criminal justice program addresses modern issues that are critical to the profession and focuses on the administrative, supervisory and field-specific skills required for success in the criminal justice field.
The program includes courses about topics such as criminology, constitutional law, anti-terrorism and homeland security, criminal procedures, management and administrative communication. Each course builds upon the knowledge gained in the previous course, taking students chronologically through each step of real-world criminal justice processes.
The program covers a wide range of criminal justice subjects, but a primary area of focus in the program is community policing. In addition, students will have the opportunity to earn certificates in Investigation and victim advocacy. All courses are taught by real-world experts in their respective fields, so students exit the program with work-ready skills proven successful in the field of criminal justice.
Why Choose MACU for a Degree in Criminal Justice?
The Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice and Ethics program at MACU is created for both individuals who already have prior experience in the field of criminal justice and individuals who are just getting started in the criminal justice sphere. No matter one’s life circumstances with work or family, Mid-America Christian University is an ideal choice, as our five-week classes are designed to work with the schedules of busy adults.
Whether on-campus or online, students are able to have meaningful interactions with their peers and instructors so that they can benefit from hearing and sharing experiences. Our seasoned instructors prepare students through sharing stories from the field and past case files, so graduates of the program know what to expect as they step into or advance in the field of criminal justice.
What You Can Do with a Bachelor’s in Criminal Justice
- Police Officer
- Correctional Officer
- Crime Scene Investigator
- Various Positions at Governmental Agencies