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Bachelor Degree Programs

Mount St. Mary's University and Southern Illinois University have accelerated bachelor degree options for Mt. San Antonio students. Many Public Safety - Justice courses are degree appropriate. 


Obtain a B.S. in Criminology

Mount St Mary's University is now offering a Bachelor of Science in Criminology for Mt. SAC Administration of Justice program graduates in an online format. This is an accelerated online degree program. MSMU will accept 67-70 units of transfer credit from the Mt. SAC AS Degree in Administration of Justice. The remaining 54-57 units may be completed with MSMU in as little as 4 semesters at a tuition rate that has been discounted 24%. Review the Collaborative Academic Progression Plan for complete details.

The following Program Courses are transferable to the following universities:
    • Administration of Justice - Mount St. Mary's University Criminology Bachelor Degree:
      • ADJU1 - The Administration of Justice Systems
      • ADJU2 - Principles and Procedures of the Justice System
      • ADJU5 - Community Relations
      • ADJU50 - Introduction to Forensics
      • ADJU90 - Work Experience
      • SOC 1 - Sociology
      • SOC 5 - Introduction to Criminology 
    • Southern Illinois University:
      • ADJU4 - Legal Aspects of Evidence
      • ADJU20 - Principles of Investigations
      • ADJU59 - Gangs and Community Corrections
      • All English Requirements (Look to see English 1B & 1C)
      • College Algebra (Math 120)
      • Science with a Lab
      • Multi-cultural Class


Obtain a B.S. in Public Safety Management (PSM)

Mt. SAC students can earn a Bachelor Degree online through a partnership with Southern Illinois University Public Safety Management Undergraduate Program (PSM). This Public Safety Management Program is designed for those who have an interest in a public safety career.  Eligible students can begin the program with a minimum of 26 completed college credits. Public Safety Management Undergraduate Students complete 10 core courses and 6 additional courses in their selected specialization.

Students can choose 1 of 3 Specializations Available

 To learn more about the bachelor program explore the following areas:

For more information, please contact Program Advisor Dr. Mark Rivero to set up an appointment (702) 648-8646 ormariveroAT_aol.com / markrivero1AT_siu.edu .

Interested in learning more?
Visit the SIU Advisor in Public Safety Programs Department Office 28B -214! 
SIU Program Advisor Office Hours:

    • September
       9/1    Friday          8:00am - 4:00pm
       9/25  Monday      8:00am - 4:00pm 
      9/26  Tuesday      8:00am - 4:00pm
    •  October
      10/23  Monday     8:00am - 4:00pm 
      10/24 Tuesday     8:00am - 4:00pm
      10/30 Monday      8:00am - 4:00pm 
      10/31 Tuesday      8:00am - 4:00pm
    • November
      11/13 Monday      8:00am - 4:00pm 
      11/14 Tuesday      8:00am - 4:00pm
      11/27 Monday      8:00am - 4:00pm 
      11/28 Tuesday      8:00am - 4:00pm