Introduction to Criminal Justice Systems Certificate
The certificate in Introduction to Criminal Justice Systems is designed to provide students foundational knowledge on the justice system in the United States. This includes knowledge of the Constitutional origins of the laws of the country, powers of the branches of government, and processes by which justice is sought in our society. It is meant as a means of creating a sense of understanding with regards to the roles and responsibilities of each component of the justice system.
Enrollment in a degree program is not required for enrollment in the certificate program. However, students interested in pursuing a degree may apply the credits earned through this certificate program to selected baccalaureate degree programs.
Five required courses = 15 credits
A Pathway to Your Degree
The Introduction to Justice Systems certificate can be used as a stepping stone toward the completion of an Associate's or Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice or Policing, Public Safety, and Security. Certificates allow you to earn your degree in one step at a time, adding credentials to your resume along the way.
How You'll Get There
At UC, we support you on your individual path. Whether you are just starting out or picking up where you left off, we work with you to accomplish your goals. As you work with our faculty, each respected in their field, you'll build lasting connections that open doors to your success.
You may take advantage of our prior learning assessment, applying transfer credit, trainings and assessments, military experience, work experience, and self-taught skills toward your certificate.
An Expert Advisor
All matriculating students are assigned a on-on-one advisor, who is both an adjunct professor and an expert in their field.
Flexible Options to Suit Your Schedule
You may complete this entire program online, from anywhere, on your own schedule. Depending on the needs and interests of our students, we also offer in-person courses to bring your learning to life through face-to-face discussion. Our hybrid on-line and in-person courses give you the best of both worlds. Your advisor will help you determine which path is best for you.
Individualized Support, More Affordable
At University College, you get the individualized attention of a private university at a more affordable cost. There are multiple options for financial aid, scholarships, and accelerated paths to get you to the degree you need. Some programs run by Roger Williams are awarded by simply applying for admission, while others are awarded to students through a more formal aid application process.
To ensure full consideration for all aid programs, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
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