Athabasca University

Criminal Justice

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Program Information

School:Athabasca University
Faculty:Humanities and Social Sciences
Degree:Bachelor; Distance
Field of Study:Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Description:Criminal justice systems are complex and require an understanding of crime as well as the institutions and professionals that operate within these systems. The curriculum offered by Athabasca University's Criminal Justice Program will provide you with a variety of courses that address the operation of the adult and youth justice systems, examination of criminal justice policies, procedures and programs, and the roles of criminal justice professionals (for example, law enforcement) and other stakeholders (such as victims and offenders). Our degree teaches students to think critically about criminal justice policies and practices. Students receive academic training that prepares them for career advancement in the field of criminal justice as well as graduate studies.

Our Criminal Justice degree is grounded in both the arts and sciences. It will provide you with a broader understanding of the criminal justice system and your professional role within in it. This degree draws on a wide range of disciplinary areas that includes criminology, sociology, psychology, history, political science as well as criminal justice management and administration.
URL:Criminal Justice at Athabasca University
Course Based:Yes
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
Provincial: $6,670
National: $7,940

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on June 30, 2016