*Pending approval by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education

The Child Protection Workforce Certificate will empower students to understand the fundamentals of social services, children in the criminal justice system, and more. This certificate program incorporates contemporary research on important topics like adolescent development and school violence.


  • CD301: Adolescent Development (3 credits)
  • CD310: Children, Stress and Trauma (3 credits)
  • CJ315: Causes and Prevention of Delinquency (3 credits)
  • CJ325: Understanding School Violence (3 credits)
  • CJ401: Case Management and Assessment (3 credits)
  • CJ402: Children’s and Victim’s Rights in the Criminal Justice System (3 credits)
  • CJ403: Social Services for Children, Adolescents and Families (3 credits)
  • CJ498: Criminal Justice Internship I (3 credit)

Total: 24 credits