The growing emphasis on homeland security in the United States has created an increased demand for criminal justice professionals. In fact, in the next few years, jobs in the criminal justice field are expected to increase by more than 20 percent.
Post University graduates from our criminal justice program understand the way in which the criminal justice and juvenile justice system operates, the legal framework within which the justice system operates, and the concepts of ethics and professionalism required in criminal justice. Students study criminal procedure, law enforcement, juvenile justice, security, etc. to gain the knowledge and skills required of professionals in law enforcement, security, and justice and corrections administration.
Graduates of the Post University criminal justice degree program are prepared to enter into careers as federal agents, state troopers, police officers, probation and parole officers, corporate security, correctional counselors, officers, and professional staff.
With Post University Evening & Weekend Programs, you can earn your Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice degree with no interruptions in your current career.
You will study in highly interactive, small classes in 8-week accelerated modules. Our faculty will actively engage you in a high quality and relevant curriculum that prepares you to enter a rewarding career in criminal justice.
|CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACCELERATED DEGREE PROGRAM FAST FACTS|
|STUDENTS IN THIS ACCELERATED DEGREE PROGRAM||817|
|AVERAGE CLASS SIZE||14|
|AVERAGE NUMBER OF TRANSFERRED CREDITS||61|
|2011-2012 PROGRAM COMPLETERS||39|
|2011-2012 PROGRAM COMPLETERS IN NORMAL TIME||97%|
|NORMAL PROGRAM COMPLETION TIME||7 years*
*ADP students who do not transfer in any credits and take one course each module will complete this program in 7 years.
|AVERAGE PROGRAM COMPLETION TIME
|2012 PLACEMENT RATE||97%|
|DEGREE PROGRAM COST|
|120-Credit Degree Program Tuition*||$66,000|
|Room and Board||N/A|
|Approximate Program Text Book Cost||$6,000|
|*This is the cost of the entire degree program using current tuition rates. Actual program cost will vary depending on the amount of financial aid provided and whether or not students transfer in any credits.|
|OCCUPATIONS (This degree will prepare you for careers including, but not limited to, the ones listed below.)|
|Immigration and Customs Inspectors||http://www.onetcodeconnector.org/ccreport/33-3021.05|
|Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary||http://www.onetcodeconnector.org/ccreport/25-1111.00|
|Police Patrol Officers||http://www.onetcodeconnector.org/ccreport/33-3051.01|
|Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers||http://www.onetcodeconnector.org/ccreport/43-5031.00|
|Criminal Investigators and Special Agents||http://www.onetcodeconnector.org/ccreport/33-3021.03|
|Sheriffs and Deputy Sheriffs||http://www.onetcodeconnector.org/ccreport/33-3051.03|
|First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Police and Detectives||http://www.onetcodeconnector.org/ccreport/33-1012.00|
|Private Detectives and Investigators||http://www.onetcodeconnector.org/ccreport/33-9021.00|
|Transit and Railroad Police||http://www.onetcodeconnector.org/ccreport/33-3052.00|
|Police Identification and Records Officers||http://www.onetcodeconnector.org/ccreport/33-3021.02|
|Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists||http://www.onetcodeconnector.org/ccreport/21-1092.00|
|Occupational Health and Safety Specialists||http://www.onetcodeconnector.org/ccreport/29-9011.00|
|Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers||http://www.onetcodeconnector.org/ccreport/33-3051.00|
|First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Correctional Officers||http://www.onetcodeconnector.org/ccreport/33-1011.00|
|Loss Prevention Specialists||http://www.onetcodeconnector.org/ccreport/33-9099.02|
|MEDIAN LOAN DEBT|
|Number of Borrowers||25|
|Median Federal Loan Debt||$24,005|
|Median Private Loan Debt||$0|
|Median Institutional Loan Debt||$0|
|Median Cumulative Debt||$24,005|