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Criminal Justice Administration Degree Program

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Criminal Justice Administration - Bachelor of Science Degree

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Build well-rounded skills and learn the industry specific knowledge you will need to be successful in your career.

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From the board room to the classroom

Each Franklin program is designed with the ongoing input of industry experts to ensure you gain respected and relevant knowledge that can be applied instantly in the workplace.

Karen Miner-Romanoff

Karen Miner-Romanoff - Program Chair

Dr. Miner-Romanoff is an attorney and industry expert who has been a professor for more than 20 years. In addition to her work at Franklin, Karen acts pro bono as a juvenile public defender. She holds a doctorate in public administration, with a concentration in criminology.

Program Outcomes

  • Compare and contrast contemporary theories and strategies of policing in America
  • Explain the purpose and function of the correctional system in the U.S.
  • Describe the purpose and function of the courts system in the U.S.
  • Compare and contrast theories of crime and offending that are commonly accepted in the field of criminal justice
  • Apply critical thinking, reasoning, and analytical skills required for ethical decision-making and problem solving in criminal justice
  • Demonstrate knowledge of ethical principles, laws, and standards of professional conduct applicable to the criminal justice system
  • Apply management, administrative, and leadership skills appropriate to a criminal justice agency

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