BA in Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement

Understand how to identify, analyze and investigate criminal activity.

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Overview

The Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice with a Concentration in Law Enforcement provides you with foundational knowledge in the principles of policing and the role of law enforcement professionals in maintaining public safety. You’ll also understand the impact of changing laws and technological tools on intelligence gathering and investigative techniques.

What You'll Learn

Charged with upholding the principles of policing a free society, law enforcement professionals are the first line of defense in maintaining public safety. This role is complicated by ever-evolving laws, technology, policy and community response.

In our BA in Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement program, accessible 100% online, you’ll explore various approaches to community policing and crime mapping, and examine contemporary leadership theories in the field of law enforcement. You’ll also review current methods of crime scene investigation, including evidence collection and forensic analysis.

Featured Courses:

  • Criminal Investigations
  • Community Policing and Public Relations
  • Crime Mapping and Analysis
  • Law Enforcement Supervision, Management, and Leadership
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Accreditation

New England College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. (NEASC), the nation’s oldest accrediting association, through its Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.

Careers

The BA in Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement program provides the core knowledge in policing practices and policies, as well as an understanding of trends in public safety, to prepare you for a range of professional paths in the law enforcement arena including:

Time to Complete

4

Credits Per Course

7

Weeks Per Course

30

Total Courses

4

Years to Complete

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Discover what makes New England College different from any other school, and learn more about our program offerings, tuition and the advantages of online learning.

Discover what makes New England College different from any other school, and learn more about our program offerings, tuition and the advantages of online learning.

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