Excelsior College

BSc in in Criminal Justice (Law Enforcement and Public Safety)

Level
Bachelor's Degree

College or University

Awarded By
Excelsior College

Duration
4 years

Study mode
Full-time

Intakes
September

Other costs
USD100 for application, Other costs may apply.

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About BSc in in Criminal Justice (Law Enforcement and Public Safety)

In the competition for upper-level law enforcement and public safety jobs, a bachelor's degree can give you a big advantage.

Get a competitive edge quickly and conveniently with Excelsior College's online Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice (Law Enforcement and Public Safety concentration).

Whether you're just starting out in your career or are a working professional who's striving for promotion to upper-level jobs, Excelsior's online law enforcement and public safety classes offer more flexibility and convenience than a traditional criminal justice degree program.

Excelsior's program is specifically designed for working adults, providing a practical path to degree completion. At Excelsior, you will:

  • Take online criminal justice classes on your own schedule, without interfering with work and family commitments.
  • Earn your degree more quickly, thanks to liberal credit-transfer policies that enable you to graduate in the shortest possible time.
  • Be eligible for academic credit for certain types of military experience, academy training, and professional accomplishments.
  • Pay affordable tuition and low student fees, with flexible payment plans to keep your expenses in check. 


Entry Requirements

International applicants from non-English-speaking countries must show evidence of English language proficiency through one of the following options:

  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
    • Required minimum score of 525 on the paper based test or 69 on the Web-based test.
    • Scores older than two years at the time of your application to Excelsior will not be accepted.
  • MELAB (Michigan English Language Assessment Battery)
    • Required minimum score of 75.
    • Scores older than two years at the time of your application to Excelsior will not be accepted.
  • IELTS (International English Language Testing System)
    • Required minimum overall band score of 5.5.
    • Scores older than two years at the time of your application to Excelsior will not be accepted.


Subjects

The law enforcement and public safety concentration provides you with a thorough background in subjects such as:

  • Procedures and evidence
  • Community policing
  • Public and private security
  • Forensic pathology
  • Domestic violence and family issues
  • Drug crimes
  • Cultural diversity and racial profiling

Excelsior graduates compete very successfully in the law enforcement job market, gaining employment with local, state and federal law enforcement agencies, private security firms, and other public safety employers.

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Contact information

7 Columbia Circle
Albany, NY 12203-5159

  • Toll free: 888-647-2388
  • International Students: +1-518-464-8500
United States
Email: admissions@excelsior.edu

About Excelsior College, United States

Mission
Excelsior College provides educational opportunity to adult learners with an emphasis on those historically underrepresented in higher education. The College meets students where they are — academically and geographically, offering quality instruction and the assessment of learning.

Vision
Excelsior College aspires to be a model university for the 21st Century. Excelsior will:

  • be a provider of choice for those who pursue their educational goals in a flexible, individualized manner,
  • continue to serve as a cost-effective stimulus for lifelong learning and individual achievement, advocating the assessment of prior learning and aggregation of credit,
  • be recognized as an ideal academic collaborator and as a valuable partner in addressing societal and workforce needs.

Values
Excelsior College contributes to creating and maintaining a diverse, educated society by valuing:

  • lifelong learning as a pursuit
  • innovation as a source of improvement
  • flexibility as a means of service delivery
  • excellence as the path to success
  • integrity, honesty, and caring as the basis for lasting relationships

Year founded
1971
Type
Private
Intakes
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Student population
157,802
Male : female student ratio
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Local : international
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