West Virginia State University Online Criminal Justice Program Recognized Nationally

9/5/2019
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Sept. 5, 2019
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West Virginia State University Online Criminal Justice Program Recognized Nationally

INSTITUTE, W.Va. -- West Virginia State University’s (WVSU) online bachelor’s degree in criminal justice has been recognized as one of the most affordable online criminal justice programs in the country by TheBestSchools.org.

WVSU’s criminal justice program was ranked No. 7 in the country among online programs based on factors including academic excellence, faculty, reputation, financial aid and strength of online instruction methodology.

Students in WVSU’s online program gain in-depth knowledge of the criminal justice system and its role in society. The curriculum aligns with the standards of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences.  Students take general education courses in the arts, humanities and sciences before beginning the 51 major credit hours.

Topics of study include police and society, criminal law, victimology, juvenile justice, punishment and corrections, and ethics in criminal justice. Students use 15 elective hours to concentrate in an area of interest, such as law enforcement, courts/legal studies, forensic investigations or corrections.

For the complete list of the Most Affordable Online Bachelor’s Degrees in Criminal Justice visit https://thebestschools.org/rankings/most-affordable-online-bachelors-degrees-criminal-justice.

TheBestSchools.org is an independent organization comprised of educators, editors, authors, and web professionals. It is a member of the National Association for College Admission Counseling. For more information, visit https://thebestschools.org

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West Virginia State University is a public, land grant, historically black university, which has evolved into a fully accessible, racially integrated, and multi-generational institution, located in Institute, W.Va. As a “living laboratory of human relations,” the university is a community of students, staff, and faculty committed to academic growth, service, and preservation of the racial and cultural diversity of the institution. Its mission is to meet the higher education and economic development needs of the state and region through innovative teaching and applied research.
 
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