Human Services Criminal Justice Certificate of Undergraduate Study

Human Services Criminal Justice Certificate of Undergraduate Study

Human Services Criminal Justice Certificate of Undergraduate Study

This Certificate of Undergraduate Study will introduce students who are not Human Services majors to both theoretical and practical approaches used by professionals working in a variety of human services agencies. It will be of particular interest to Criminal Justice majors seeking work in the Corrections field. An increased need for probation and parole officers is foreseen by the State of New Jersey, this is designed to help meet that need. The courses will provide an overview of the skills and perspectives best suited to assisting them in applying their other coursework to real world settings, meeting the needs of employers as they navigate our changing societies. It will also prepare them for positions as diversity trainers, human services providers, managers and staff of human services agencies, and human rights organizations.



The Human Services-Criminal Justice Certificate of Undergraduate Study is a full-time or part-time program offered in a face-to-face format at our Camden, NJ campus. It requires the completion of 15 undergraduate semester hours (5 courses).


  • 5 Courses / 15 Semester Hours
  • Foundation Courses: No
  • Graduation / Exit / Thesis Requirements: No
Course Number
S.H. (Credits)
Required Courses: 12 S.H.
HSRV 01100 Introduction to Human Services 3
SOC 08332 Contemporary Sociological Theory 3
LAWJ 05175 Survey Of Criminal Justice 3
SOC 08235 Deviant Behavior and Social Control 3
Elective Courses: 3 S.H..
LAWJ 05315 Criminal Justice And Social Conflict 3
LAWJ 05210 Restorative Justice 3
LAWJ 05220 Victimology 3

Admissions Requirements

The following is a list of items required to begin the application process for the program. There may be additional action or materials required for admission to the program. Upon receipt of the materials below a representative from the Rowan Global Admissions Processing Office will contact you with confirmation or indicating any missing items.

  • $65 (U.S.) non-refundable application fee

  • Official transcripts from all colleges attended (regardless of number of credits earned)


Start Dates & Application Deadlines

The chart below details available entry terms for the Human Services Criminal Justice Certificate of Undergraduate Study program as well as corresponding application deadlines. Submitting the Application Form is only the first step to beginning the admission process. All of the required materials listed above must be received on or before the application completion deadline for your desired entry term to be considered for admission to that term. We encourage you to complete the application form and begin submitting your materials at least one month before the deadline indicated.

Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall September 1 July 1
Spring January 21 November 1