BS in Criminal Justice Admin - Human Services
The University of Phoenix Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Administration with a concentration in Human Services program is designed for those interested in learning management skills relating to human services within the criminal justice system. Learn about the Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Administration with a concentration in Human Services program here.
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Official Program Name:
Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Administration with a concentration in Human Services
School Offering Program:
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Bachelor of Science
Aspiring students of the University of Phoenix Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Administration with a concentration in Human Services program should have earned a high school diploma. They should have an interest in working as an administrator or manager in areas such as case management or mediation within a wide range of criminal justice settings.
Students enrolled in the University of Phoenix Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Administration with a concentration in Human Services program have the opportunity to develop skills required to handle human services issues in correctional facilities, courts, police departments, and juvenile detention centers. Concentration courses address theories in the helping professions, mental health strategies, and case management. Students must also participate in role-playing workshops in mediation and advocacy and take courses in corrections, juvenile criminal justice, law enforcement, and criminal courts. A Criminal Justice Administration capstone course allows students to assess skills developed throughout the program and prepare to apply them to a career in criminal justice human services.
University of Phoenix is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association (www.ncahlc.org).
Online and On-campus
Program Length / Total Credits Required:
120 credits. Students must complete a 45-credit Required Course of Study in addition to 15 credits in the area of concentration. General education and elective requirements must also be satisfied in order to meet the 120 semester-credit minimums necessary to earn this degree. Residents of Kansas are required to complete 124 semester-credits.
Financial Aid Available:
Financial aid is available for those who qualify. Aid opportunities include federal and state financial aid, grants and loans, employer tuition reimbursement, internal and external scholarship sources, and access to other resources.
Required Courses for a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Administration with a Concentration in Human Services:
Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact University of Phoenix to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.
- GEN 200: Foundations for General Education and Professional Success (3 credits)
- CJA 204: Introduction to Criminal Justice (3 credits)
- CJA 214: Introduction to Police Theory and Practices (3 credits)
- CJA 224: Introduction to Criminal Court Systems (3 credits)
- CJA 234: Introduction to Corrections (3 credits)
- CJA 304: Interpersonal Communications (3 credits)
- CJA 314: Criminology (3 credits)
- CJA 324: Ethics in Criminal Justice (3 credits)
- CJA 334: Research Methods in Criminal Justice (3 credits)
- CJA 344: Cultural Diversity in Criminal Justice (3 credits)
- CJA 354: Criminal Law (3 credits)
- CJA 364: Criminal Procedure (3 credits)
- CJA 374: Juvenile Justice Systems and Processes (3 credits)
- CJA 384: Criminal Organizations (3 credits)
- CJA 394: Contemporary Issues and Futures in Criminal Justice (3 credits)
- BSHS 311: Models of Effective Helping (3 credits)
- BSHS 401: Case Management (3 credits)
- BSHS 441: Advocacy and Mediation (3 credits)
- BSHS 471: Mental Health and Crisis Intervention Strategies (3 credits)
- CJA 484: Criminal Justice Administration Capstone (3 credits)
Furthering Your Education:
Graduates of the University of Phoenix Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Administration with a concentration in Human Services program can go on to earn a master's degree. They might choose a Master of Science in Administration of Justice and Security or Master of Management depending on their academic and career goals. Completing a master's degree could allow students to further explore their field of interest and may lead to the ability to assume greater responsibilities on the job or create additional career choices.
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