Penn Foster College Reviews of Bachelor's in Criminal Justice

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83% of 9 students said this degree improved their career prospects
89% of 9 students said they would recommend this program to others
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Police Ofiver
  • Reviewed: 3/4/2021
  • Degree: Criminal Justice
"It's amazing, I am in the process of completing my bachelor's and I've already been accepted for an interview with my local police department once completed. I recommend everyone to complete this bachelor's if you want a career in law enforcement, social services, once completed I will pursue my masters in terrorism and security studies with the Charles sturt University."
Steve T.
  • Reviewed: 1/2/2021
  • Degree: Criminal Justice
"I attended and graduated from Penn Foster College in the Criminal Justice program with both an associates and bachelors degree. After graduating with the associates in 2013, I transferred in approximately two years of credits and began a slow process towards achieving my bachelors. The reason why it took so long to finish (2020) was twofold: (1) I owned and operated a business that consumed 50-60 hours per week and (2) unfortunately my late wife contracted cancer and I became a caregiver to her for approximately one and a half years, spending a lot of time at the hospital. Penn Foster worked with me during this especially difficult time and allowed me to resume my studies and continue towards my goal, something my late wife wanted me to achieve. Without the self-paced aspect I would not have been able to achieve the goal I had set for myself. Whenever I had a question, staff was responsive and thorough. The course work was challenging, especially intermediate algebra, which I had to reteach myself from my high school days, and the first statistics course. But the courses were relevant and I gained knowledge and skills that I use almost daily. And this is coming from a law school graduate that began taking these courses as a way to satisfy continuing education, and became so interested in the subject matter that I made it my objective to get two degrees in. If you take Penn Foster's college work seriously, and you do the work without excuses, realize that you have to work at a college level, then you can succeed. Penn Foster College was a good experience for me and it can be for you as well."
  • Reviewed: 7/17/2019
  • Degree: Criminal Justice
"First things first, we are all adults. Do not expect to be babied with this college. THAT'S LIFE. People are complaining because they have had medical issues or that they change their mind or had to go out of state for a while--people need to understand that ALL colleges will require you to still pay them for their programs (Most of the time they collect payment upfront. Penn Foster is nice enough to let us make payments) Also, you really can't beat their prices but that's beside the point. That being said, I believe this school is great. It has been a long journey as I started in 2015 but you have to be self-motivated to finish. There are days where you just don't want to do anything but think of your future and usually you'll become motivated again. I'm now entering my last semester and then I'll have my Bachelors of Science for Criminal Justice and I'm SO excited. Thank you for the opportunity to be able to "attend" this school PF. P.S. Those that complain about certain programs not being "registered" with your state, it clearly states before you start those programs on their web page that you need to make sure the program is accredited or not or if they will require any additional tests/courses. Stop making PF look like the bad guy--they really aren't."
Donald S.
  • Reviewed: 3/27/2019
  • Degree: Criminal Justice
"Penn Foster College is awesome! I graduated with a 3.68 gpa and earned my bachelor of science degree in criminal justice in 2017. Best college ever and best decision Ive ever made. The school is awesome and the staff and professors are very knowledgeable and helpful!"
Donald Setser
  • Reviewed: 1/10/2018
  • Degree: Criminal Justice
"Great online nationally accredited college. Penn Foster College is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission which recognized by both US Dept. of Ed. and CHEA. I earned my bachelor of science degree in criminal justice from Penn Foster College in May of 2017. It was one of the best decisions I've ever made. After graduating I received a promotion at work and received a much needed pay raise. I'm very happy and satisfied with the education I received at Penn Foster College! I would highly recommend it!"
Social Service Worker I
  • Reviewed: 7/18/2017
  • Degree: Criminal Justice
"Penn Foster College is an awesome school! The staff are knowledgeable and the classes were great. I graduated in May 2017 with a Bachelor of Science degree in criminal justice and I've already found employment as a social service worker with state government, I'm starting my Master of Criminal Justice degree with Columbia Southern University this fall and I can't wait to get started. Obtaining my B.S. degree from Penn Foster College was one of the best if not the best decision I've ever made!"
Willie Carrington
  • Reviewed: 2/2/2017
  • Degree: Criminal Justice
"Warning: DO NOT ATTEND THIS SCAM OF A SCHOOL! Everyone should know before they finish school that there are many loopholes that you have to go through. Be forewarned on how you make your final payment as well because there are many games that Penn Foster likes to play. I transferred all of my classes over and no one will remove the block saying that I have to complete a lesson. Mind you I did pay over $1700 from my PayPal account for them to say it's considered a checking account! My balance on my student account registers at zero and then someone said I have to wait 28 days after they charged my credit card through my PayPal account!"
Russell Dean Lynch
  • Reviewed: 11/11/2016
  • Degree: Criminal Justice
"I am a Penn Foster College Graduate, and a college student for the 3rd time I have maintained a ( 4.0 G.P.A. B.S. Degree Criminal Justice ) with the help of my very educated, knowledgeable instructors. The payment plan is very affordable and convenient , plus the online courses makes my work life, family ,life, balanced, and also it is a big help with my physical disability in which I am limited walking, and sitting for long periods of time. I would recommend this college to anybody."
Donald Setser
  • Reviewed: 3/28/2016
  • Degree: Criminal Justice
"I earned my A.A.S. degree in criminal justice thru my local community college in 2004. Penn Foster College is an excellent College! I am set to graduate in Dec. 2016 with B.S. in criminal justice, so far I have maintained a 3.7 GPA while working full-time."