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The Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice is a competency-based online program that is offered year-round in six seven-week terms, and is tailored to certified first responders, military personnel, and adult learners with criminal justice or related public service employment experience. The program is designed to assist these working adults with completing their degree goal by providing a more affordable option for degree completion.

The mission of the undergraduate degree in criminal justice at Texas A&M University-Commerce is to instill a knowledge base of the three components (law enforcement, courts, and corrections) of the criminal justice system. The program strives to teach students to think critically about issues related to the criminal justice system, while advancing their writing and verbal communication skills. The program also promotes the application of theoretical knowledge for addressing social justice issues in the context of the criminal justice system. Students leave the program better prepared for employment in a variety of public service agencies. This degree program is a personalized program with faculty and academic coaches who advise and mentor students throughout the program.

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