BA in Criminal Justice, Leadership

This degree program is designed to prepare criminal justice professionals for leadership by examining diversity, conflict, public sector ethics and team leadership concepts in order to enhance the fairness and effectiveness of the criminal justice system.

Program Overview

The Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice, Leadership prepares students to be leaders in the correctional system by developing team leadership skills, examining diversity, studying conflict and evaluating the impact of Homeland Security in a post-9/11 world.

As a student, you will:

  • Develop professional knowledge of social groups and their individual members.
  • Apply effective communications skills, analytical problem-solving abilities and strong ethical principles.
  • Enhance the fairness of the justice system through work in the public or private sectors.

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Next Session

Oct 23, 2017

Estimated Cost

Ways to Learn

Hybrid

(on-campus/online)

Online

Available Campuses

Antelope Valley Campus
39115 Trade Center Drive, Suite 203, Palmdale, CA 93551
Bangor Naval Base Kitsap
1042 Tautog Circle, Silverdale, WA 98315
Bremerton Campus
1600 Chester Ave, Engineering Building (ENG) Room 110, Bremerton, WA 98337
Fairfield Campus
4820 Business Center Drive, Suite 100, Fairfield, CA 94534
Hanford Campus
325 Mall Drive, Hanford, CA 93230
Irvine Campus
16355 Laguna Canyon Road, 1st Floor, Irvine, CA 92618
Lacey Campus
1445 Galaxy Drive NE, Suite 201, Lacey, WA 98516
Lemoore NAS Campus
Bldg. 824, Suite 101, Hancock Circle, NAS Lemoore, CA 93246
Modesto Campus
5222 Pirrone Court, Salida, CA 95368
Monterey Campus
99 Pacific Street, Suite 375-B, Monterey, CA 93940
Fully Online
Working adults prefer the flexible format that allows them study any time of day.
Ontario Campus
3990 Concours Street, Suite 100, Ontario, CA 91764
Palm Desert Campus
75-105 Merle Dr, Suite 800, Bldg. B, Palm Desert, CA 92211
Riverside Campus
3550 Vine Street, Suite 200, Riverside, CA 92507
Roseville Campus
400 Sunrise Avenue, Suite 200, Roseville, CA 95661
Santa Clarita Campus
26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Room UCEN 204c, Santa Clarita, CA 91355
San Diego Campus
7460 Mission Valley Road, San Diego, CA 92108
Santa Maria Campus
1300 E. Cypress Street, Building A-1, Santa Maria, CA 93454
Travis AFB Campus
530 Hickam Avenue, Bldg 249, Suite 10, Travis AFB, CA 94535
Visalia Campus
649 South County Center Drive, Visalia, CA 93277
Victorville Campus
13911 Park Avenue, Suite 100, Victorville, CA 92392
Walnut Creek Campus
2950 Buskirk Avenue, Suite 200, Walnut Creek, CA 94597
Whidbey Island NAS Campus
1045 W. Midway Street, Room 116, Bldg. 2739, Oak Harbor, WA 98278
Yuba City Campus
3301 East Onstott Road, Yuba City, CA 95991

Admission Requirements

Applicants for this program must complete the formal application process with all required documents, which include:

  • 12 or more transferable baccalaureate level credits or the equivalent
  • Completed application
  • Official transcripts from ALL colleges and universities attended
  • A minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA
Transcripts

Only credits from regionally accredited institutions may be accepted in transfer. Failure to report any previous academic work at another college or university may be considered a violation of academic integrity.

active military?

Admissibility and minimum transfer credit awarded will be determined based on the Community College of the Air Force, SMART, AARTS or JST transcripts.

Short Transferable Credits?

Brandman’s School of Extended Education offers a 4 course program allowing you to earn up to the 12 credits needed for admission. Check out the Brandman Track to learn more.

Program Curriculum

  • CJCU 250 Introduction to the Administration of Criminal Justice

    3

    CJCU 465 Management in Criminal Justice Organizations

    3

    CJCU 380 Correctional Systems

    3

    CJCU 403 Police and Society

    3

    LEST 300 Foundations of Law

    3

    POSU 344 Constitutional Rights

    3

    SOCU 301 Social Research Design

    3

    SOCU 420 Sociology of Deviant Behavior

    3

    SOCU 484 Social Theory

    3

    SSCU 494 Social Science Capstone

    3

    Core Requirements Subtotal

    30

    Concentrations and Major Electives

     

    Select one of the following:

    15

    Complete a concentration of 9 credits and choose two elective courses 1

     

    Complete a concentration of 12 credits and choose one elective course 1

     

    Concentrations and Major Electives Subtotal

    15

    Total Credits

    45

  • CJCU 470  Public Sector Leadership and Ethics

     3

    CJCU 471  Team Leadership in Criminal Justice

     3

    CJCU 472  Criminal Justice Leadership Theory and Practice

     3

    CJCU 434  Diversity, Conflict, and Crime 

     3

    Total Credits

     12

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