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Apply an ethics-centered, evidence-based analysis to complex
situations encountered in this profession.
Explain the cause and effect of crime in the broader context of
Integrate theoretical, scientific, and practical methods to solve
Demonstrate effective conflict resolution techniques for culturally
diverse group interactions.
Assess the ethical, community-focused leadership skills required for
successful criminal justice practitioners.
Employ the professional communication skills expected of a criminal
Earn up to 51 credits for your previous coursework, experience, and
training—like Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST).
Access your learning environment anytime, anywhere, with any device,
and set your own schedule while meeting deadlines.
Gain the skills you need for success—conflict resolution, ethics,
multicultural communication, and more.
Our original learning format offers extra structure for those who
want it. We'll set the schedule, you meet the deadlines.
Speak with an enrollment counselor to get a personalized cost estimate for what you can expect to pay.
*This is only an estimate, using general program pricing, and
it does not include fees (including application and resource kit fees).
Your price may be higher or lower depending on your
specialization, transfer credits, and tuition discounts. If transfer
credits are allowed in this offering, the prices above show what you
would pay if you brought in the average number of transfer credits
and the price if you brought in the maximum allowed transfer credits.
At Capella, we believe your education is an investment in your future. It’s also an investment within your grasp. Your goals are achievable—there are more ways to save than you might think.
We can accept many transfer credits from regionally accredited
Earn credits by demonstrating your knowledge and/or industry
certifications through our Prior Learning Assessment (PLA)
Capella scholarships, available for qualifying students, aren’t need-based and never have to be repaid.
The curriculum in our online bachelor’s in criminal justice program
includes coursework and a one-of-a-kind simulation tool to help you
practice risk assessment and scenario planning in a safe, controlled
|Course Number||Course Title|
|CJ3540||Criminal Procedure and Evidence|
|PSYC3130||Criminal Psychology and Behavior|
|CJ3250||Corrections, Probation and Parole|
|CJ3500||Police Administration and Leadership|
Learn and apply theories, treatments, and current research techniques
needed for psychological and behavioral aspects of addictions.
Explore issues related to incarceration, probation, parole, and
counseling to gain an understanding of the corrections industry.
Study evidence-based practices that develop analytical,
problem-solving skills to prevent or respond to threats in your
Enhance your knowledge of decision-making principles and grow as a
criminal justice leader.
Our distinguished faculty members hold top credentials in their
fields. They’re here to teach the knowledge and skills you’ll need,
These folks are superstars. We hear it from our students (and grads).
They’re here to help find a program fit and set you up for
Want to learn more about courses, instructors, or resources? Ask our
advisors—they know all about the details of your program.
For this team, it’s more than résumés and interview tips. It’s about
thoughtful and strategic career planning—beyond graduation.
A large variety of careers are available to individuals interested in
Technology has become a key factor in helping to solve crimes more
efficiently and effectively.
Two Capella faculty chairs share five reasons why it’s becoming more
important to have a degree.
Here are just some of the career options you could explore with our
online bachelor’s in criminal justice degree.
*These are examples intended to serve as a general guide. Some
positions may prefer or even require previous experience, licensure,
certifications, and/or other designations along with a degree. Because
many factors determine what position an individual may attain, Capella
cannot guarantee that a graduate will secure any specific job title, a
promotion, salary increase, or other career outcome. We encourage you
to research requirements for your job target and career goals.