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The Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice: Juvenile Justice prepares you for a career in juvenile corrections. You’ll study the internal workings of the criminal justice system and how it responds to juvenile delinquency, as you learn methods for establishing successful rehabilitation programs.
Our professors teach using hands-on activities to provide you with a practical understanding of community-based corrections, delinquency and crime prevention, and legal issues in the field.
Learn How To:
Analyze community-based corrections programs
Develop and implement strategies to prevent adult and juvenile crime
Work within the juvenile justice system
Careers You Could Have:
Juvenile Justice Detention Officer
Juvenile Rehabilitation Coordinator
Corrections recreation leader or program supervisor
Youth Correction Facility Director
Youth Services Coordinator
Deputy prison warden
120 total hours
Courses You'll Take
Juvenile Justice: CJUS 310
Juvenile Corrections: CJUS 321
Community Based Corrections: CJUS 322
Delinquency and Crime Prevention: CJUS 323
Legal and Ethical Issues in Juvenile Justice: CJUS 324
Law enforcement personnel who can document successful completion from an accredited police officer school in their state may earn up to 14 credit hours toward their degree. Military experience may also be evaluated for potential college credit.