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

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

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

Top 10 Criminal Justice Scholarships: Minnesota and Beyond

Posted March 11, 2014 | By csponline



Today’s criminal justice system has an impact on the daily lives of everyone in America. Law enforcement officers ensure that society runs smoothly, judges ensure that punishment is just when laws are violated and law enforcement agencies are devoted to the investigation and prevention of international crime.… Read More

Meet Jerrod Brown: CSP Online’s Forensic Mental Health Expert

Posted February 28, 2014 | By csponline


Professor to provide insights into the dynamic field of forensic mental health


Concordia University, St. Paul is proud of our team of instructional professionals. Our educators are experts in their respective fields with firsthand knowledge of issues, trends and applications gained from years of on-the-job experience, academic research and continued learning.… Read More

The Differences Between Criminal Justice and Criminology: Which Degree Is Right for You?

Posted February 12, 2014 | By csponline



Once you have narrowed down your career search enough to know the general area you want to study, you may think most of the decision-making is over. However, just because you’re sure you want to work in healthcare or business, education or crime, that doesn’t mean that all of the other choices you make will be straightforward ones.… Read More

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