Bachelor or Science - Criminal Justice: Corrections and Case Management

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American InterContinental University's Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice with a specialization in Corrections and Case Management program is designed for students who want to learn more about the corrections system. If you'd like to learn more about the Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice with a specialization in Corrections and Case Management program, read on.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

AIU Online's Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice with a specialization in Corrections and Case Management program is comprised of lower and upper division criminal justice courses and specialization courses. The degree program is designed for students who want a professional education in criminal justice. Some of the criminal justice courses include crime victim studies, theories of crime causation, and foundations of corrections. Specialization courses include penology, prison law, offender rehabilitation, and other relevant subjects.

What Are the Prerequisites?

If you are interested in AIU Online's Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice with a specialization in Corrections and Case Management program, you should have solid research skills and be interested in the field of corrections. Applicants to American InterContinental University's program should have already earned a high school diploma or equivalent; some programs may have additional requirements.

What Are the Course Requirements?

Required courses for the Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice with a specialization in Corrections and Case Management program include criminal justice courses as well as courses related to case management. You'll also be required to complete general education classes. Some courses you take may include:

Core Criminal Justice Courses

Course Code Course Name
CRJS 101 Foundations of Criminal Justice Systems
CRJS 105 Theories of Crime Causation
CRJS 205 Introduction to Criminal Law
CRJS 210 Introduction to Law Enforcement
CRJS 215 Introduction to American Court System
CRJS 220 Foundations of Corrections
CRJS 300 Proseminar in Criminal Justice
CRJS 310 Crime Victim Studies
CRJS 315 Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Theory
CRJS 330 Constitutional Issues in Criminal Procedures
CRJS 400 Constitutional Law
CRJS 405 Research Methods and Statistics for Criminal Justice
CRJS 410 Cultural Diversity in Criminal Justice
CRJS 420 Ethics and Criminal Justice

Homeland Security and Crisis Management Courses

Course Code Course Name
CRJS 325 Crime and Substance Abuse
CRJS 335 Penology
CRJS 340 Addiction Intervention in the Justice System
CRJS 345 Administration of Criminal Justice
CRJS 435 Prison Law
CRJS 445 Offender Rehabilitation
CRJS 450 Advanced Topics in Corrections
CRJS 454 Case Management & Treatment Planning
CRJS 456 Psychopharmacology for Criminal Justice Professionals
CRJS 466 Psychopathology and Criminality

What Could I Do After I Graduate?

Career Opportunities

After completed the Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice with a specialization in Corrections and Case Management program at AIU Online, you have an opportunity to compete for jobs in the field. Some potential employers could include social service agencies, the U.S. judicial systems, government agencies, and correctional institutions. Entry-level positions you could pursue include:

  • Juvenile case manager
  • Probation officer
  • Corrections offer
  • Social work assistant

Advanced Degrees

If you'd like to further your skills in case management and corrections, you could earn a master's degree in the field. Some courses that may be offered in a master's degree in criminal justice and corrections include forensic behavior analysis, youth crime problems, and criminology. Some possible master's degrees could include:

  • Master of Criminal Justice
  • Master of Science in Criminal Justice
  • Master of Science in Criminology and Criminal Justice

American InterContinental University does not guarantee salary or employment.