Geneva’s Criminal Justice major in the Adult Degree Programs (ADP) prepares students to serve as experts and leaders in law enforcement and legal professions who understand compassionate service in a local, regional, or national context. Geneva’s Bachelor of Professional Studies in Criminal Justice is offered fully online to complement the commitments of working professionals seeking to enter or advance in a range of criminal justice fields, including local, state, and federal law enforcement, juvenile justice, public administration, and more.
Rich and relevant content, faith integration, and academic rigor characterize all courses in Geneva’s Adult Degree Programs. What’s more, our instructors are experts with impressive and diverse credentials in criminal justice fields who are also committed followers of Jesus Christ. Courses you might take include:
Students must earn a minimum of 60 credits prior to taking the 36 required credits in the Criminal Justice major. Some core and elective courses may also be required for graduation to meet the minimum of 120 credits for a Bachelor of Professional Studies degree at Geneva. You can complete this Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice in as few as 16 months.
A Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice can qualify current law enforcement officers for promotion and diversification or lead to employment as a police officer, probation officer, correctional officer, fraud examiner, investigator, intelligence analyst, security management specialist, sheriff or deputy sheriff, and many other professions. Nationally, the growth of employment opportunities in criminal justice fields is among the highest of all job categories, and regionally, Allegheny County has the largest number of employers in justice, public order, and safety of any county in the state of Pennsylvania.
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