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Criminal Justice Program, Top Online Bachelor's Degree

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by Bethel University

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MCKENZIE, Tenn. September 28, 2020 - The Criminal Justice program at Bethel University has been recognized as a top online degree program in the nation by College Consensus.

Bethel University Vice President of the College of Professional Studies Dr. Kimberly Martin commented, "We're honored that Bethel University has been recognized as one of the nation's premier providers of education in criminal justice. This ranking highlights Bethel's commitment to quality and excellence in our programs."

According to College Consensus, the programs are ranked according to three main criteria: cost, reputation and student success rate. Data is based on the most reputable college ranking publishers like U.S. News and Forbes and thousands of real student review scores to provide the most accurate and comprehensive information.

Martin stated, "Our criminal justice classes give the tools needed to apply ethical, evidence-based policies and practices directly to the job. In addition, the flexibility of our program allows busy adults the opportunity to excel in their coursework while furthering their professional success."

The Criminal Justice program is designed specifically for law enforcement professionals, managers and administrators with courses taught by highly credentialed practitioners through an online format. Students learn the laws, practices, technologies and skills required of leaders in the field who share a common goal to improve society through the enforcement of local, state and federal laws.

"Whether they work for a local, state or federal agency, our criminal justice graduates are prepared to serve when needed and we are so proud of them for making a positive difference in their communities," Martin stated.

Bethel offers criminal justice degrees in Associate, Bachelors, Masters and non-degree certificate programs.

Bethel University is a private, not-for-profit university affiliated with the Cumberland Presbyterian Church located in McKenzie, Tenn. The College of Professional Studies is home to all of Bethel University's adult degree programs, offering both on-campus and online courses.

Learn more about the program.