Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice Student Spotlight: Michael Mastin

Posted December 15, 2014 | By csponline

If your goal is to advance in the criminal justice field, earning your degree is the best place to start. With Concordia University, St. Paul’s online programs, you can continue working in your current position while earning a flexible, affordable degree on your own schedule.… Read More

8 Ways Criminal Justice Professionals Reduce the Minnesota Crime Rate

Posted August 11, 2014 | By csponline

The criminal justice system is a vital function of every state’s government, but in Minnesota it is particularly effective. Crime data for our state is very encouraging, with Minnesota ranking below the national average in violent crime, property crime and especially in crimes per square mile.… Read More

Brain Injury and Confabulation: A Review for Caregivers and Professionals

Posted July 16, 2014 | By csponline

A brain injury, either caused by a traumatic event (traumatic brain injury) or by other means (acquired brain injury) can cause damage to the brain in multiple ways. Depending on the area of the brain that is damaged, an individual may experience a wide variety of symptoms and changes associated with the injury.… Read More

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Deficits of Sleep: A Review

Posted May 30, 2014 | By csponline

When brain injury occurs, regardless of whether it is associated with a traumatic injury or an acquired injury, the normal flow between activity and rest in the brain can be disrupted. Following these types of injuries, the brain requires extensive time for repair and regeneration.… Read More

6 Companies for Criminal Justice Graduates in the Twin Cities

Posted May 20, 2014 | By csponline

After months of hard work, you are finally receiving your Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice degree. Congratulations are in order, but what’s next for you? The criminal justice degree program at Concordia University, St. Paul (CSP) has given you all the skills you need to succeed in the workforce, and now it is time to apply them.… Read More

10 High-Paying Jobs for the Criminal Justice Major

Posted May 16, 2014 | By csponline

If you are thinking about a career in the criminal justice field, you probably want to help people, serve your community or make a difference. Those are all great goals, and studying criminal justice is a smart way to meet them, but it’s important to keep your return on investment in mind when deciding to go back to school.… Read More

An Innovative Approach to Criminal Justice Education

Posted May 8, 2014 | By csponline



When looking at criminal justice degree programs, it’s important to find the program that is a good fit for your situation and that will prepare you for the job you want after graduation. Whether it’s a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice or a Master of Arts in Criminal Justice Leadership, Concordia University, St.… Read More

Minnesota’s Criminal Justice Associations

Posted April 25, 2014 | By csponline



Criminal justice is a demanding field, both mentally and emotionally. As a student or professional in law enforcement, corrections or the court system, you know firsthand that stress and challenges are often associated with your work. And because the criminal justice system is so complex, continued education and support are key for success in this dynamic discipline.… Read More

Training Criminal Justice Practitioners About Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS)/Abusive Head Trauma (AHT)

Posted April 3, 2014 | By csponline


Shaken baby syndrome (SBS)/abusive head trauma (AHT) is one of the leading causes of death in child abuse cases in the United States. Therefore, it is crucial for criminal justice professionals entering their respective fields of practice to be well educated about the consequences associated with SBS/AHT cases.… Read More

Customizing Your Degree: Unique Criminal Justice Courses

Posted March 28, 2014 | By csponline



Concordia’s criminal justice degree program offers diverse curriculum for career success

Concordia University, St. Paul’s bachelor’s criminal justice degree program provides customized curriculum that presents a comprehensive view of law enforcement and the criminal justice system. Adult learners seeking a career transition or entry into a mid-level management position within the criminal justice field benefit from Concordia’s broad approach to instruction and course design.… Read More

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