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Our Individually Designed Education for Adult Learners Program (IDEAL) allows adult learners to design a program of independent study experiences and online courses that fit their needs. They can study distance learning criminal justice whenever and wherever it is convenient for them.

BS Sociology/Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice is a growth area in the contemporary job market. Averett’s program allows students to prepare themselves for entry into any of hundreds of criminal justice occupations available today. The curriculum provides an excellent background for becoming a lawyer, police officer, crime scene investigator, probation and parole officer, or special agent for the F.B.I. and other agencies. The curriculum in Criminal Justice offers the opportunity to examine the areas of criminal law, prisons, court processes and procedures, the Constitution, and police procedures.


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Register by October 7th to start
IDEAL Classes October 14th

Next session starts January 13th
  1. Oct7 Application Deadline
  2. Oct14 Program Start Date
  3. Jan6 Application Deadline
  4. Jan13 Program Start Date

Our next session starts January 10.

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