Today's criminal justice system has taken on global proportions, with worldwide geopolitical issues like terrorism changing the face of criminals and law enforcement everywhere. This in-depth Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice, based on a national curriculum model, will enhance your effectiveness on the job; prepare you for a career and rapid advancement in the field of criminal justice; provide you with a foundation for advancement to administrative levels; and prepare you for graduate study in criminal justice administration and related fields including law school.
Agencies such as U.S. Customs, Drug Enforcement Administration, U.S. Secret Service, U.S. District Court, Florida Department of Law Enforcement and others, provide practical experience for those who are not yet working professionals. Courses include: Juvenile Justice, Theories of Criminal Behavior, Terrorism, Law Enforcement Systems and more. At Saint Leo, this BA includes a broad-based liberal arts education along with career-specific courses.
Saint Leo University Online is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097; telephone 404-679-4501; www.sacs.org) to award the associate's, bachelor's, master's and specialist's degrees. The International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) also accredits Saint Leo University Online.
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Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Private, not-for-profit, Higher Education
This innovative program utilizes the latest in Internet technology, including streaming videos, asynchronous discussion boards, chat rooms and CD-ROMs.
Master's College or University II
Pentium-based PC (or MAC) with 32 MB RAM (64 MB preferred), Min 100 MB hard drive space (1 GB preferred), 8X CD-ROM (12X preferred), Microsoft Office Suite, Navigator 4.5 or IE 5.0 or higher, 56.6 bps modem, Internet connection, anti-virus software.
Stafford Loans Available. Saint Leo FAFSA Code: 001526.
Completed application form, $35.00 application fee, current resume, 2 professional recommendations from work associates, statement of professional goals outlining how your educational and career goals match Saint Leo University's program (250+ words)