Criminal JusticeBachelor of Arts

Prepared to serve.

Contemporary issues in criminal law, management and organizational skills, social concerns, community relations, criminal psychology, budget and planning, criminal investigation and forensics are just some of the areas of instruction in the criminal justice adult degree program.

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Program Highlights

Solid foundation in the criminal justice system

The adult bachelor’s degree program in Criminal Justice provides students with a solid educational foundation to navigate and lead in the diverse nature of the criminal justice system.

Two concentrations

Two optional concentrations in the Criminal Justice adult bachelor degree program include Legal and Behavioral.

Research project

The research project is an applied action project that is directly applied to an organization, usually the student’s work site, providing special relevance for students interested in criminal justice in Kansas.

Experienced Faculty

Experienced and caring faculty with real-world business expertise

Study contemporary issues

Study issues in criminal law, management and organizational skills, social concerns, community relations, criminal psychology, budget and planning.

Science of the criminal justice system

Learn the science of criminal investigations and forensics in the criminal justice system.

Career Services

Helpful career guidance

Learn on campus or online.

Concentrations

Focus Areas

Our criminal justice degree program allows optional concentrations in specific program areas.

  • LegalBe well equipped and armed using the judicial procedures you learn with the legal concentration in criminal justice.
  • BehavioralGet inside the mind of the criminal justice system with a behavioral concentration in criminal justice.

In The News

Friends University offers a new Criminal Justice Degree this fall

Friends University will begin offering a new Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice degree program beginning this fall. The new degree will be offered to adult students in the College of Graduate and Professional Studies.

Featured Faculty

Tor Wynn

Dr. Tor Wynn

  • Associate Professor Sociology & Criminology
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • B.A., Oakland University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Iowa

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