Bachelor's Degree in Criminology & Criminal Justice
The online Bachelor’s Degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice offers a comprehensive study of criminology and criminal justice, from prevention, enforcement and the justice system, to punishment, corrections, and rehabilitation. Learn to separate fact from fiction in the portrayal of crime in the media and popular culture. Investigate the intricacies of criminal psychology and sociology to examine how and why criminals do what they do. Explore the varied landscape of crime though detailed courses focusing on criminal behavior, crime analysis, and the role of fear in the criminal lifestyle.
Delivered online and designed to fit into your busy schedule, Portland State University’s Bachelor’s Degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice brings you knowledge and lessons from industry-experienced faculty. Interact directly with your instructors and fellow students as you learn real procedure, theory, and techniques, while utilizing research and data to understand crime and criminal behavior. Explore all facets of the criminal justice system and gain the knowledge you’ll need to help advance your career and while helping to create safer communities.