Franklin University Announces New Criminal Justice Major

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Franklin University announces the addition of its new B.S. in Criminal Justice to its on-campus and online offerings beginning in Fall 2011. Law enforcement. Corrections. Juvenile justice. Court administration. Whatever the role or ambition, Franklin’s B.S. in Criminal Justice teaches the skills needed to pursue a rewarding career that focuses on the administration of justice.

Franklin University, a leading educator of working adults, is pleased to announce the addition of its new B.S. in Criminal Justice to its on-campus and online offerings beginning in Fall 2011.

Law enforcement. Corrections. Juvenile justice. Court administration. Whatever the role or ambition, Franklin’s B.S. in Criminal Justice teaches the skills needed to pursue a rewarding career that focuses on the administration of justice.

Designed with the inside knowledge of leaders in law enforcement and the U.S. court system, Franklin’s Criminal Justice courses are taught by instructors who come from a variety of related jobs, such as corrections officers, detectives, and private security professionals.

As our society becomes more security-conscious and the population becomes more diverse, the demand for criminal justice professionals increases. The demand for more highly educated private security and investigators has also grown as a result of heightened security concerns, increased litigation, and the need to protect confidential information and property.

There is also an emerging trend for increasing education requirements for personnel in various fields of criminal justice, as noted by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. For both initial employment and promotion on the job, a college degree is becoming an expected qualification. With a B.S. in Criminal Justice from Franklin University, graduates will not only be well prepared for a variety of exciting jobs, but will also be well positioned for further academic study.    

By studying coursework that focuses on the preservation and maintenance of social order, graduates of the B.S. in Criminal Justice from Franklin will be well prepared for jobs at the local, state, and federal levels.

Graduates of Franklin’s Criminal Justice Major will be well-qualified to hold positions as a Correctional Officer, Court Administrator, Criminal Investigator, Juvenile Corrections, Law Enforcement Officer, Loss Prevention, Private Detective, or Private Security.    

About Franklin University
Founded in 1902, Franklin University is one of the leading and most experienced educators of adult students. Annually, more than 11,000 students attend Franklin, both at its Main Campus in downtown Columbus, Ohio, three Central Ohio locations, and at its newest location in Indianapolis, in addition to online. Franklin offers 28 undergraduate majors as well as five graduate programs and graduates more than 1,500 students annually. The University’s MBA program is offered internationally through agreements with institutions in Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. Further information regarding Franklin University can be found at http://www.franklin.edu.

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