Rosemont’s Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice program is a student-centered interdisciplinary program that exposes students to the multifaceted careers available in the American criminal justice system such as law enforcement, court administration, the judicial system, corrections, juvenile justice system, homeland security, and private security. This program currently offers broad-based education in the liberal arts and develops students who are skilled in written and oral communication and the cognitive application of criminal justice concepts to be prepared for a career in the field of Criminal Justice and have the necessary tools to advance into positions of leadership.
Concentrations & Specializations
- Homeland Security
- Law Enforcement
- Social Services
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- Learn how law enforcement, courts, and corrections work together to apply a balanced and restorative approach to justice;
- Understand how to process crime scenes and evidence;
- Establish a network with distinguished criminal justice professionals;
- Apply criminal law to the prosecution of crime;
- Have the knowledge necessary to explore many career opportunities available in the criminal justice system;
- Understand the dynamic functions of the American court system;
- Understand the roles of the probation and parole system;
- Have the opportunity to join Rho Chi—a chapter of the American Criminal Justice Association
- Online: asynchronous format with class discussions, writing assignments, and other learning activities;
- Classroom: one night a week for 5 weeks (Main Campus, Broad Street, or the Philadelphia Police Academy);
- Hybrid Courses: blending the online format and in person classes meeting twice during the 5 week session;
- Turbo Courses: meeting for a Friday night, Saturday and Sunday blended with independent assignments to be completed by the end of the session; Prior Learning Assessments (PLA’s) in which your education, training, and experience help to document your competency in a subject and “test out” by submitting a portfolio for grading to your assigned PLA Advisor.
- Accelerated Format, classes start every 5 weeks.
- Main Campus, Center City, Philadelphia Police Academy, and Online.
- Projected Career Growth.
- Expert, Decorated, and Phenomenal Faculty.
- Qualifies for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (with the link on the site)
- Credit for the Police & Corrections Academies.
- Prior Learning Assessment for work experience.
- Transfer up to 84 Credits into your degree plan.
- Public Safety and Learning Partner Tuition Discounts
- Awesome Interagency Partnerships! Amtrak, Philadelphia Police, FBI, DEA, SEPTA Transit Police, Philadelphia Prisons, Chester County FOP, Delaware County FOP, OPS Security Group, Naval Postgraduate School, Center for Homeland Defense and Security.