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Criminal Justice

Degree Overview

Maranatha’s Criminal Justice program is available completely online, giving you a flexible format to jumpstart your career in law enforcement. Taught by highly trained professionals with experience in corrections, policing, and the court system, courses in this program train you in behavioral science, written and verbal communication, and critical thinking necessary for success. The solid biblical worldview that permeates MBU’s program gives you the firm foundation necessary to operate as a Christian law officer in modern society.

Suggested Course Schedule

Semester 1

Intro to Business & Management (3)
Computer Applications (3)
Basic Keyboarding (proficiency) (0)
Old Testament Survey (3)
English Composition 1 (3)
The Modern World (3)

Total Credits: 15

Semester 2

Business Elective (3)
New Testament Survey (3)
English Composition 2 (3)
Fund. of Public Speaking (2)
Liberal Arts Core Elective (3)
Open Elective (2)

Total Credits: 16

Semester 1

Principles of Accounting 1 (3)
Principles of Management (3)
Document Processing (3)
Business Elective (3)
Baptist Heritage (3)
Open Electives (3)

Total Credits: 18

Semester 2

Business Communication (3)
Administrative Procedures and Technology (3)
Business Elective (6)
Christian Life, Leadership, and Evangelism (3)

Total Credits: 15

Related Majors

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Potential Careers*

Law enforcement officer
Correctional officer
Juvenile detention worker
Border patrol
Court clerk
911 dispatcher
Private security

*Some careers and employment positions require graduate degrees,
specialized training, or addtional certification and licenses.

Bible Core

Dual Degrees