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Featured Programs

 

The School of Undergraduate Studies is pleased to announce the following new programs.

Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

The Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice provides a comprehensive exploration of criminal behavior and the responses of law enforcement, the court system and corrections. Students will study law enforcement, the court system, and corrections in light of the principles of public safety, current social justice issues, and the constitutional rights of individuals. Students will explore the impact of crime on victims, offenders, and the general public.

The program draws upon the experience of professional practitioners through in-class and in-field education placements; using their classroom knowledge and developing practical skills in community settings.

Concentration Options

The bachelor's degree accepts any undergraduate concentrations as open electives. Concentration options may vary at each location.  Learn more about the available options by contacting the Admissions Office at 1-800-829-4723.

Program Outcomes

Students will be able to:

  • Understand the underlying causes of crime and criminal behavior, and distinctions between various forms of law violations.
  • Demonstrate, defend and critique the structure of the criminal justice system and discuss legal and ethical responsibilities and practices.
  • Evaluate, defend and critique differing views of national, state and local laws, policies and enforcement practices.
  • Know the role of law enforcement in society, the structure and training of its officers and specializations such as community policing, state police, environmental police, federal law enforcement.
  • Know the history, structure and role of federal and local courts; designated courts such as drug courts, juvenile courts, mental health courts and the judicial process; the roles of defense, prosecution and judicial professionals.
  • Evaluate, defend and critique the role of corrections, correctional facilities and sentenced populations, correctional policies, staffing and roles.
  • Research and respond to controversial issues related to law enforcement, sentencing and correctional practices and defend differing views in a scholarly manner.
  • Participate thoughtfully in debates on society’s responses to crime: treatment vs. punishment, need for law and respect for human rights, the impact of crime and imprisonment, alternative sentencing and the principles of restorative justice.

Careers and Further Study

Graduates will be well prepared for positions in court probation, case management in juvenile and adult judicial processes, community-based alternative sentencing programs, youth diversion programs, pre-release and community reintegration services, drug treatment, victim advocacy, domestic violence services, and corrections on county and state levels. Graduates will be well prepared for study at the Police Academy and for graduate study in criminology, criminal justice, forensics, public administration, law enforcement, legal studies, human and social sciences, and law.

 

Bachelor of Science in Finance

The Bachelor of Science in Finance presents a comprehensive financial management curriculum that equips students with the skills necessary to work in the areas of corporate finance, investments, economics, financial management, financial services and financial planning. Our students learn directly from practicing professionals, many of whom are distinguished leaders in their field. The Cambridge College teaching model gives students the opportunity to learn financial management theory in addition to effective, practical financial management techniques. By combining research, theory and practice, graduates will be prepared with the skills that will enable them to manage both people and complex financial projects and operations.

Required courses provide a dynamic academic framework which spans disciplines including corporate finance and investment, general management, strategic data analysis, purchase and sales of assets, dynamics of market forces, and institutional financial functions in different kinds of organizations. Additionally students will develop the analytical skills to understand key principles relating to the investment process within domestic and international markets.

Final Project — Students complete a culminating research project in management related to their own personal and professional interests. Students demonstrate their mastery of financial management content and methodology, and apply their academic experience to a learning project that interests and challenges them.

Concentration Options

The bachelor's degree accepts any undergraduate concentrations as open electives. Concentration options may vary at each location.  Learn more about the available options by contacting the Admissions Office at 1-800-829-4723.

Program Outcomes

Successful graduates will have a demonstrated understanding of:

  • Essential strategic financial planning, effective professional communication, human relations, teamwork, and negotiation.
  • Theoretical and practical understanding of business processes and organizational systems.
  • Practical business skills in accounting, economics and finance.
  • Creating work environments that foster corporate social responsibility, sustainability, and long-term growth.
  • The importance of diversity in today’s global business environment, and develop skills to manage diverse organizations.
  • The analysis of complex managerial and organizational situations, taking into account the larger context, strategy, policy, and ethics with specific applications in the financial arenas.
  • Information systems, databases and Internet technology as finance management tools.

Careers and Further Study

Graduates of the finance degree program will be prepared for employment in a variety of finance-related capacities in corporate, for-profit, and non-profit organizations.  Employment opportunities include but are not limited to financial analysis, investments, financial forecasting, and financial data analytics.  Graduates will additionally possess a strong academic background to support graduate studies in business, finance, and management.

 

Bachelor of Science in Human Services Management

The Bachelor of Science in Human Services Management provides students with a comprehensive understanding of human services and the management skills needed to provide oversight and direct the activities of human services-related organizations. Students integrate the knowledge from these two disciplines, to understand the mission and scope of service delivery within multiple program models as well as the management skills necessary for the procurement of contracts and the delivery of services for community-based and residential programs. Current ethical and legal issues will be examined.

Cambridge College integrates classroom learning with applied skills through a field education placement in a community human service agency or program. Students will be introduced to management theory and effective techniques through research, theory and practice.

Concentration Options

The bachelor's degree accepts any undergraduate concentrations as open electives. Concentration options may vary at each location.  Learn more about the available options by contacting the Admissions Office at 1-800-829-4723.

Program Outcomes

Students will:

  • Gain the skills needed to work with people in a way that preserves their dignity and builds on their strengths, empowering them to address their concerns, leading to better outcomes.
  • Learn to identify the needs and strengths inherent in individuals, families and communities and work to develop program services that address client needs.
  • Gain essential management skills, including effective professional communication, human relations, teamwork, and negotiation while creating work environments that foster corporate social responsibility, sustainability, and long-term growth.
  • Gain a theoretical and practical understanding of service delivery, often to very vulnerable persons, and the professional demands of creating and maintaining effective business processes and organizational systems.
  • Understand the importance of valuing and respecting diversity, as one manages within the human service agency environment.
  • Gain skill in the analysis of complex managerial and organizational situations, taking into account the larger context, strategy, policy, ethics and justice.

Careers and Further Study

Graduates will be prepared for supervisory and mid-level management positions in the rapidly growing human services profession. Graduates will be ready for graduate study in management, human services, and social sciences.

 

Bachelor of Science in Marketing and Sales

The Bachelor of Science in Marketing and Sales provides students with focused, relevant training in corporate sales, sales management, marketing, product placement, and branding. Our students learn both theory and dynamic applications directly from practicing professionals, many of whom are distinguished leaders in their field.

Eight required courses form the core of the sales and marketing curriculum, and include topics ranging from marketing and sales strategies, marketing communication practices, processing and evaluation of strategic data, customer relationship management, and effective product placement. In addition, students select 15 credits (5 courses) from the suite of management offerings, including; the history of management; theories of leadership; general economic theory; diversity issues in the workplace; oral presentation skills; accounting and financial management; human resource planning, and ethics.

Final Project — Students complete a culminating research project in sales and marketing related to their own personal and professional interests. Students demonstrate their mastery of marketing and sales content and methodology, and apply their academic experience to a learning project that interests and challenges them.

Concentration Options

The bachelor's degree accepts any undergraduate concentrations as open electives. Concentration options may vary at each location.  Learn more about the available options by contacting the Admissions Office at 1-800-829-4723.

Program Outcomes

Successful graduates will:

  • Demonstrate essential skills in strategic marketing, sales planning, advertising, and public relations management.
  • Create and apply effective professional communications.
  • Recognize and assess effective human relations, teamwork, and negotiation strategies.
  • Develop and employ practical digital media applications.
  • Obtain a theoretical and practical understanding of business processes and organizational systems.
  • Understand how to create work environments that foster diversity, corporate social responsibility, ethics, sustainability, and long-term growth.
  • Assess and employ information systems, databases and Internet technology as marketing management tools.

Careers and Further Study

Graduates of the sales and marketing degree program will be prepared for employment in a variety of sales/marketing-related capacities in corporate, for-profit, and non-profit organizations.  Employment opportunities include but are not limited to corporate sales, general marketing, advertising, branding, digital media, and business communications. Graduates will possess a strong academic background to support graduate studies in sales, marketing, business, and management.

 

 

For more information about these or any of our programs, please contact one of our admissions counselors at 1.800.829.4723 or email info@cambridgecollege.edu