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. 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 Psychology in Industrial/Organizational Psychology
      • BS in Psychology in Addictions
      • BSCJ: Forensic Psychology
    Certificate
      • Psychology
  • Online Programs Available
    2. Northcentral University

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • PhD in Psychology - Health Psychology
      • PhD in Psychology - Gender Studies
      • PhD in Psychology - General Psychology
      • PhD in Psychology - Industrial Organizational Psychology
      • PhD in Psychology - Addications
      • DMFT - Military Family Therapy
  • Online Programs Available
    3. Regent University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership - Coaching and Mentoring
    Bachelor's
      • Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies - Leadership Studies
      • Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies - Psychology
      • Bachelor of Science in Psychology
      • Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Clinical and Counseling Psychology
  • Online Programs Available
    4. City University of Seattle

    Program Options

    Master's
      • M.A. Counseling
  • Online Programs Available
    5. Saint Leo University

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • BA: Psychology
      • BA: Psychology - Clinical/Counseling
      • BA: Psychology - General
      • BA: Psychology - Experimental
      • BA: Psychology - Developmental
  • Online Programs Available
    6. Baker College Online

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • Psychology - Bachelor
  • Online Programs Available
    7. Brenau University

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • Bachelor of Science - Psychology
  • Online Programs Available
    8. Penn Foster High School

    Program Options

    High School Diploma
      • Penn Foster High School with Early College Courses
      • HS Diploma
  • Denver, CO

    Metropolitan State College of Denver

  • Houston, TX

    The University of Texas

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The schools and programs listed below are popular educational options, and tuition varies based on program and location

Kaplan University

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

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Northcentral University

  • PhD in Psychology - Health Psychology
  • PhD in Psychology - Gender Studies
  • PhD in Psychology - General Psychology

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Regent University

  • Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership - Coaching and Mentoring
  • Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies - Leadership Studies
  • Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies - Psychology

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City University of Seattle

  • M.A. Counseling

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Saint Leo University

  • BA: Psychology
  • BA: Psychology - Clinical/Counseling
  • BA: Psychology - General

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Baker College Online

  • Psychology - Bachelor

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Brenau University

  • Bachelor of Science - Psychology

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Penn Foster High School

  • Penn Foster High School with Early College Courses
  • HS Diploma

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