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Time for Life: Classes are online. With just a touch of your finger, you will be able to access your classes anytime, anywhere.

Learn with Peers: You will find your classmates are just like you. Bethel University College of Public Service students are working professionals with busy lives and families.

Relevant Coursework: Our Criminal Justice degree program is designed to be applicable to your work life from the first day of class. Often projects actually involve your individual work life. All courses are developed to help you excel in your career, even before you graduate.

Writing-based, Not Test-based: Strong communication skills drive success in the field of Criminal Justice. We make sure you become an expert at communicating, not test taking, and grades are determined by a writing-based curriculum. We even offer writing workshops to help students become comfortable with good writing techniques.

Success is the Goal: You will never have to worry about what comes next or how the program works. Our enrollment counselors help you from your first questions until your diploma is in your hand.

To get a better idea of what you'll be learning take a look at a few of our course descriptions below:

Topics in Criminal Justice: A survey of current topics in Criminal Justice.  3 semester hours. This course is a survey of current topics in criminal justice including diversity and ethics.

Diversity in the Criminal Justice System. 3 semester hours.
This course examines the interrelationship of race, class and gender with the criminal justice system in law enforcement and the correctional system.

Administration of Organizations in the Criminal Justice System.  3 semester hours. This course will provide students with the knowledge to conduct general systems based analysis of criminal justice organizations and to develop programs to improve the efficiency of such organizations.

Statistics in Criminal Justice. 3 semester hours 
This course is intended to equip the student with the ability to calculate and conduct statistical analyses for original research, and to ensure the ability to interpret the results of statistical analysis and to apply those results appropriately to real world situations.