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Bachelor of Science – Online

Prepare for Criminal Justice Careers

Join those who serve to protect the public safety of others. You’ll be prepared for careers in law enforcement, courts and corrective systems. You will gain a unique foundation in theology, sociology and psychology from a redemptive, ethical and service-minded approach to the field.

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Career Potential 

You will be prepared to protect the safety of others in various roles, such as:

  • Law Enforcement Officer
  • Private Detective
  • State Trooper
  • Security Officer
  • Crime Scene Investigator
  • U.S. Marshall
  • Corrections Officer
  • Court-related Employee
  • Government Agent

 

What Will You Learn?

In all of the programs at CSU, you’ll be interacting with small class sizes and professors who really care and desire to mentor you. You’ll not only receive quality academics to prepare you for your career, but discipleship to prepare you for life.

Lead and serve in a professional capacity
Choose from electives in subjects that interest you to be prepared for the various aspects of your future criminal justice career.
Develop a restorative view of justice
You will engage with a spectrum of criminal justice skills from a biblical perspective, preparing you to make a difference in the lives of those you serve.
Foundational and advanced levels of life sciences
Gain a biblical understanding of counseling and psychology. You will be equipped to pursue graduate studies in focused criminal justice fields after graduation.

Your Courses

Each of your courses will be taught from a biblical worldview and you’ll learn with an intimate group of peers led by professors who care about your success.

Bible and Theology Core
  • Principles of Bible Study
  • Bible Survey
  • World Religions
  • Building a Biblical Lifestyle
  • Theology Survey
  • Theological Distinctives
  • Senior Seminar
  • Biblical Studies Electives

This is an example of what your course list may look like. You and your advisor will choose your courses within your program to meet your goals.

Arts and Sciences Core
  • Academic and Researched Writing
  • Writing Across the Disciplines
  • Living Well
  • Worldviews: Humanities and Science
  • General Psychology
  • Arts & Science Electives
  • History Core Elective
  • Humanities Elective
  • Math or Science Elective

This is an example of what your course list may look like. You and your advisor will choose your courses within your program to meet your goals.

Counseling Ministries Program Electives
  • Theological Foundations of Justice and Restoration
  • Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • Criminology
  • Juvenile Justice
  • Systems of Corrections
  • Criminal Law
  • Ethics in Criminal Justice
  • Criminal Justice Management
  • Criminal Procedures
  • Substance Abuse
  • Free Electives

This is an example of what your course list may look like. You and your advisor will choose your courses within your program to meet your goals.

Protect others.
Pursue restorative
justice.

Fast Facts

Clarks Summit University’s facts underscore the commitment to your success!

 

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most beautiful Bible college in the U.S.

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Julie

BS Counseling (2000), MS Counseling, Newfield NY

I knew I wanted to go to Clarks Summit, because I loved it as an undergrad. I knew the biblical foundation was there. I researched other schools, but bar none, it was the best.

Program Highlights 

  • Prepare for graduate studies in focused criminal justice fields.
  • Easily transfer many of your previous collegiate studies.
  • Earn your degree completely online!

Protect and change lives.

Pursue a career that goes beyond simply enforcing a set of rules to helping the hearts of hurting people through restorative justice.

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