Free Online Crime and Deviant Behavior Courses from Top Universities

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Top universities like the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Open University offer free classes on crime and deviant behavior. In addition to courses that lecture on orderly conduct and disorderly behavior, classes discuss societal issues like homelessness.
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Free Crime and Deviant Behavior Courses

Free classes that address crime and deviant behavior are available through two leading universities that use an online, open course platform. Individuals can select from text-based or audio courses that discuss topics, such as how society views crime and what factors take a crime to a conviction.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

MIT offers a course that explores different drugs, including LSD, nicotine and Viagra. The courses also discusses religion, capitalism, global trade, the CIA, counter culture of the 60s, modern pharmaceuticals and drug laws in the United States.

Open University

A number of courses that deal with social issues and crime are offered through this university's OpenLearn system. A class that explores what makes social science social addresses problems in the UK that include homelessness, poverty, and inequalities. Other classes lecture on crime and disorder, the effectiveness of the prison system and the causes of crime.

Free Online Crime and Deviant Behavior Courses at a Glance

Course & School Program Level Format Assignments Quizzes & Exams Downloadable
Drugs, Politics, and Culture course from Massachusetts Institute of Technology Undergraduate Text Yes Yes Yes
Social Problems: Who Makes Them? course from Open University Unknown Text Yes No Yes
Does Prison Work? course from Open University Undergraduate Audio Yes No Yes
The Problem With Crime course from Open University Undergraduate Audio No No Yes
The Meaning of Crime course from Open University Undergraduate Text Yes Yes Yes

Popular Schools

  • Online Programs Available
    1. Saint Joseph's University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • MS Criminal Justice with Behavior Analysis Specialization
      • MS Criminal Justice with Behavior Analysis Specialization
  • Online Programs Available
    2. Kaplan University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master: Psychology/Applied Behavioral Analysis
      • MS in Psychology
      • Master: Psychology/General Psychology
      • MSPY - Industrial/Organizational Psychology Specialization
      • Master: Psychology/Addictions
      • MS in Educational Psychology
    Bachelor's
      • BS in Psychology in Applied Behavior Analysis
      • BS in Industrial/Organizational Psychology
      • BS in Psychology in Addictions
      • BSCJ: Forensic Psychology
    Certificate
      • Psychology
  • Online Programs Available
    3. Sacred Heart University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • MSAP - Community Psychology
      • MSAP - General Track
      • MSAP - Industrial/Organizational Technology
  • Online Programs Available
    4. Keiser University

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • B.A. - Psychology
  • Online Programs Available
    5. Excelsior College

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • BA / BS in Psychology
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Saint Joseph's University

  • MS Criminal Justice with Behavior Analysis Specialization

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Kaplan University

  • Master: Psychology/Applied Behavioral Analysis
  • BS in Psychology in Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Psychology

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Sacred Heart University

  • MSAP - Community Psychology
  • MSAP - General Track
  • MSAP - Industrial/Organizational Technology

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Keiser University

  • B.A. - Psychology

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Excelsior College

  • BA / BS in Psychology

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