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Criminial Justice Major/Minor/Concentration

Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice

The Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice prepares recipients for advanced study and or entry into federal, state, county, municipal, and private Criminal Justice agencies. Students who elect to major in Criminal Justice are advised that background factors as well as education are prerequisites to employment in Criminal Justice. Students who concentrate in Private Security Administration are provided with opportunities for preparation for employment and or self employment in private security occupations. The Master of Education in Correctional Education prepares recipients for advanced responsibility in a variety of public and private agencies. The Master of Science in Criminal Justice prepares recipients for further study as well as for advanced responsibility in public and private agencies, with particular expertise in leadership and research.

Federal, State, and Local facilities are utilized through a multi-faceted, multi-disciplinary curriculum in all of the areas offered. Theoretical and procedural research in the behavioral and natural sciences are reflected in the curriculum. Students are encouraged to become involved in research and in service to the community. The substance, processes, and techniques of pre-legal and legal studies, are essentials of the programs.

In addition Coppin's geographical location enhances the nurturing relationship which students experience in supervised Field Training, Internships, and Cooperative Education Experiences under the supervision of experienced personnel.

Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice Course Requirements

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