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Overview

For those who already hold an associate degree, earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice through Remington College’s online degree program may be done in as few as 18 months.(1)

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Throughout your education, you will have the opportunity to be exposed to important concepts of law enforcement from instructors with real-world experience – all through an interactive, online learning environment.

(1) Credit transfer restrictions may apply. Please contact an admission representative for more information.

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Program Overview

The Bachelor’s in Criminal Justice offers online instruction in theory as well as practical techniques. You will have the opportunity to learn how to apply that theory to real-world situations under the guidance of qualified instructors who have worked in the field.(1)

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Topics covered in this online criminal justice degree program include:

  • Contemporary corrections practices
  • Investigative methods
  • Vice, narcotics, and crime intelligence
  • Criminal Justice research methods and data resources

(1)Employment is not guaranteed for students or graduates.

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Degree Details

The Remington College Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice program is delivered in six (6) thirteen-week quarters. The program requires completion of a minimum of 182 credit hours, with 92 hours in associate-level coursework and 90 hours in bachelor’s-level coursework, to be considered for degree completion.(1)

(1) Credit transfer restrictions may apply. Please contact an admission representative for more information.

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Course List
Course # Course Name Qtr Credit Hrs
Bachelor or Upper - Level Core Curriculum
CJ3611
Juvenile Law and Justice 6.00
CJ3613
Contemporary Corrections 6.00
CJ3621
Selected Topics in Law Enforcement 6.00
CJ3623
Safety and Risk Management 6.00
CJ3631
Comparative Criminal Justice Systems 6.00
CJ3633
Criminal Justice Research Methods and Data Resources 6.00
CJ4641
Forensic Psychology 6.00
CJ4643
Criminal Justice Management 6.00
CJ4651
Selected Topics in Investigations 6.00
CJ4653
Criminal Justice Information Systems 6.00
CJ4661
Restorative Justice 6.00
CJ4663
Vice, Narcotics and Crime Intelligence 6.00
Bachelor or Upper-Level General Education
OGE3526
Political Science
6.00
OGE3540
Foundations of Philosophy
6.00
OGE4525
Environmental Science
6.00
Contemporary U.S. History
Advanced Composition
6.00
Total 90
Program Summary

The field of criminal justice centers around the control of criminal behavior in the maintenance of public order and includes the primary functions of law enforcement, prosecution, trial, corrections, and associated responsibilities, as well as the secure management, safekeeping, and control of inmates committed to jail or prison custody performed in a humane manner in compliance with constitutional standards.

The Criminal Justice Bachelor’s Degree Program includes specific, in-depth professional courses, as well as general education courses. The Program provides training in contemporary corrections practices, forensic psychology, criminal justice management, vice and narcotics, investigative methods, and the application of computers to preventing crime. Theoretical knowledge is integrated with applied techniques, and the curriculum is structured for students seeking either pre-service or in-service education. The objective of this Program is to help prepare graduates for entry-level positions in the criminal justice system in a variety of areas within the career field, including: law enforcement, court administration, and corrections.

This Program requires completion of a minimum of 180 quarter credit hours (90 quarter credit hours in associate or lower-level coursework and 90 quarter credit hours in bachelor or upper-level coursework). Specific entrance requirements and prerequisites are in the “Admissions Requirements” section of this Catalog.

Program completion normally requires 72 weeks for full-time students (assuming the student has met the prerequisites for admission). The Program is delivered in a system of six12-weekquarters.

Upon successful completion of all areas of this Program, graduates will be awarded a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice (except for graduates from the state of Tennessee, who will be awarded Bachelor of Applied Science Degree in Criminal Justice)

Eligible States for Online Programs

Below is a list of states which Remington College offers online programs. This list is likely to change, so if you live in one of these states, please check back frequently.

Diploma

  • Medical Office Administration
    Only the following states: AK, AL, AZ, CO, CT, FL, HI, ID, IL, KY, LA, MO, NE, NV, NH, NJ, NC, OH, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WY, US Virgin Islands.

Associate Degrees

  • Health Information Technology
    Only the following states: AK, AZ, CO, CT, FL, HI, ID, IL, KY, LA, MO, NE, NV, NH, NJ, NC, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WY, US Virgin Islands.
  • Occupational Therapist Assistant
    Only the following states: AK, AZ, FL, IL, NE, NH, NV, OK, RI, SC, TN, UT, VA, VT, WY, US Virgin Islands.
  • Paralegal
    Only the following states: AK, AZ, CO, CT, FL, HI, ID, IL, KY, LA, MS, MO, NE, NV, NH, NJ, NC, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WY, US Virgin Islands.

Bachelor Degrees

  • Business Administration (General Business, Human Resources, Management or Marketing concentrations).
    Only the following states: AK, AZ, CO, CT, FL, HI, ID, IL, KY, LA, MS, MO, NE, NV, NH, NJ, NC, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WY, US Virgin Islands.
  • Criminal Justice
    Only the following states: AK, AL, AZ, CO, CT, FL, HI, ID, IL, KY, LA, MS, MO, NE, NV, NH, NJ, NC, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WY, US Virgin Islands.
  • Organizational Management
    Only the following states: AK, AZ, CO, CT, FL, HI, ID, IL, KY, LA, MS, MO, NE, NV, NH, NJ, NC, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WY, US Virgin Islands.
  • Health Information Management
    Only the following states: AK, AZ, CO, CT, FL, HI, ID, IL, KY, LA, MO, NE, NV, NH, NJ, NC, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WY, US Virgin Islands.

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(1) Employment not guaranteed for students or graduates.

ACCREDITED LEARNING INSTITUTION

Remington College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).The Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) is a recognized accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education.

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