Credits: 3 Credits (126 Clock Hours)
Self-paced: 4-month completion deadline.
This course covers the complex subject of criminal justice in America. Students are exposed to an analysis of such varied subjects as societal problems, determinants of individuals' behavior, government processes, and conceptions of morality and justice. This course draws from an interdisciplinary foundation of research, with contributions from criminology, law, history, sociology, psychology, and political science. This approach provided analytical tools to evaluate the varied institutions, processes, and social phenomena of criminal justice.
Subjects covered include:
- Victimization & Criminal Behavior
- Criminal Justice System
- Police & Law Enforcement Operations
- Courts & Pretrial Processes
- Prosecution & Defense
- Incarceration & Corrections
- Juvenile Justice
- ...and more
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Courses are self-paced and supported by qualified faculty. Students work on their reading, assignments, and quizzes on their own time. This flexibility allows students to study while navigating the rest of their busy lives. Our courses and programs have completion deadlines, but beyond that, students can complete the work on their own schedule. Instructors are always available for questions and support. Students are not required to attend any scheduled class meetings.
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Advance your education with an accredited certificate program from Washington Technical Institute (WTI). WTI is Regionally accredited by the Middle States Association CESS, and licensed by the Minnesota Office of Higher Education as an institution of higher learning.
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Washington Technical Institute is Regionally accredited by the Middle States Association CESS, and licensed by the Minnesota Office of Higher Education as an institution of higher learning