Criminal Justice - Public Administration

Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice - Public Administration

Liberty University Online’s Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice – Public Administration program prepares you for an effective career as a public servant in a growing field. Through Liberty’s program, you will gain foundational knowledge and skills regarding the management and structure of the criminal justice system as it relates to controversial issues and the general public. Courses will strengthen your leadership and public management skills as you learn to develop responses and solutions to difficult situations, emphasizing the importance of applying ethics to practices and integrating faith with learning in a professional atmosphere.

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Quick Facts

2014-2015 Tuition

  • $360 per credit hour (based on full-time enrollment)

Credit Hours

  • 120 total hours
  • 30 hours must be taken through Liberty
  • 50% (24 hours) of major must be taken through Liberty
  • 30 hours of upper-level course are a required part of the 120 total hours

Credit for life experience

  • Law enforcement officials who have successfully completed an accredited police academy program may be eligible to earn credit hours toward their degree.
  • Some forms of military experience may be eligible as college credit.

Potential Career Fields

  • Policy Analysis and Implementation
  • Community Services Coordinator
  • Public Relations Manager
  • Local Government
  • Public Servant

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