BA in Psychology/Criminal Justice

Understand how psychological principles influence crime prevention and policing tactics.

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Overview

The Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a Concentration in Criminal Justice explores the connection between psychological concepts and the criminal justice system, including the characteristics and motivations of perpetrators and victims. You will also understand how psychological principles influence areas such as crime prevention, rehabilitation and policing tactics.

What You'll Learn

Intersecting the fields of law and psychology, the 100% online BA in Psychology/Criminal Justice program can help position you for career opportunities in a variety of fields, including family, criminal and civil court systems. You will learn how to apply psychological principles to legal issues such as child custody, courtroom dynamics and public safety. You will also examine the spectrum of policing theories, concepts and practices as they apply to modern society.

Featured Courses:

  • Juvenile Delinquency
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Deviance
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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 Psychology/Criminal Justice program prepares you to pursue employment opportunities in a wide array of fields, including law enforcement, social work, criminal justice and forensic psychology. Possible career paths include:

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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