Evening & Weekend Accelerated Criminal Justice Bachelor's Degree

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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
29 months
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
Police Detectives http://www.onetcodeconnector.org/ccreport/33-3021.01
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
Intelligence Analysts http://www.onetcodeconnector.org/ccreport/33-3021.06
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
Bailiffs http://www.onetcodeconnector.org/ccreport/33-3011.00
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
Security Managers http://www.onetcodeconnector.org/ccreport/11-9199.07
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