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Offender Rehabilitation & Victim Advocacy Online

Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

In this unique major within Criminal Justice, students explore victims within and affected by the criminal justice system. Students analyze and evaluate the processes and systems designed to help rehabilitate female and child offenders. You’ll learn methods to protect women and their families who are the victims of abuse and criminal activity. You’ll explore ways to help vulnerable families with crime prevention, legal rights and protections.

Students research the most effective safety protocols and availability of social services in their communities. You’ll learn how to assist clients with court statements and appearances, and provide supervision, education and emotional support. The courses teach you how to evaluate real life cases and determine and apply best practices. Students investigate the ethical implications of working with victims and those incarcerated in women’s jails, prisons and juvenile facilities.