Online Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice - Psychology
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The Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice degree gives you the same in-depth course of study as our traditional, on-campus four-year degree program at a time and pace that works for you. Pairing a criminal justice degree with a concentration in psychology provides students added knowledge in the workings of the mind to expand career opportunities without adding more time to complete your degree.
Combined with the professional development and soft skills you'll learn in SMC’s unique Camak Core program, graduates will be ready to step right into a new career and contribute immediately.
Why Get a Criminal Justice Degree with a Concentration in Psychology at SMC?
- Make your degree more adaptable. Adding a psychology concentration gives you insight into the criminal mind, including cognitive thought and personality disorders, without adding time to degree completion. You’ll have the knowledge and experiences to open additional career opportunities.
- Enhance your career without interrupting it. Our program is flexible AND affordable, so you can start or finish your education while you keep working.
- Improve your job prospects. With a bachelor’s degree from SMC, you will show employers your commitment to learning and making an impact right away with our professional development program.
- Make more money. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, workers with a bachelor’s degree earn approximately $900 more per week than those with just a high school diploma.
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BENEFITS OF A PSYCHOLOGY CONCENTRATION
Getting your BA in Criminal Justice with a concentration in psychology sets graduates apart for their focus on the inner workings of the mind. Career opportunities include victim's advocate, case managers for the court, juvenile justice planners, and supervision officers. A psychology concentration also opens doors for more intensive study in forensic psychology and corrections counseling.
Our Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice provides graduates with the knowledge and skills needed to participate and make an impact in their chosen field right from the start. You will have the tools to move into a role in emerging criminal justice fields like social and restorative justice.
All SMC BA degree students take for-credit courses in the Camak Core, SMC’s innovative career development program. Camak Core courses add practical experiences and soft skills training to your degree, an incredible added value that does not add extra time to degree completion. You’ll receive more than a degree: you’ll graduate with the skills valued by employers, making you a highly competitive job candidate.
Classes start every 8 weeks
Enroll full-time or part-time. Each online degree course runs for 8 weeks.
$300 per credit hour. Your bachelor's degree cost will be lower with financial aid and transfer credits. Compare SMC's cost to other online degree programs.
Federal and state grants, employer reimbursement, GI Bills - find out how financial aid can reduce the cost of your Associate of Arts degree.
Transfer qualifying credits
Cut your online bachelor's degree completion time and reduce tuition costs by bringing up to 30 hours of qualifying college credits with you. More information about transfer credits.