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. Purdue Global

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis
      • MS in Psychology
      • Master: Psychology/General Psychology
      • MSPY - Forensic Psychology
      • MSPY - Industrial/Organizational Psychology
      • Master: Psychology/Addictions
    Bachelor's
      • Bachelor of Science in Psychology in Applied Behavior Analysis
      • Bachelor of Science in Psychology in Industrial/Organizational Psychology
      • Bachelor of Science in Psychology - Addictions
      • BSPR - Industrial/Organizational Psychology
      • Bachelor of Science in Psychology
      • BSCJ: Forensic Psychology
    Certificate
      • Certificate in Industrial/Organizational Psychology Graduate
  • Online Programs Available
    2. Pepperdine University Graduate School of Education and Psychology

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Masters in Applied Behavior Analysis
      • Masters in Psychology
      • Masters in Clinical Psychology (Licensed Professional Counselor)
  • Online Programs Available
    3. Liberty University

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology: Behavioral Health Leadership
      • PHD: Psychology: Developmental Psychology
      • PHD: Psychology: General Psychology
      • PHD: Psychology: Industrial/Organizational Psychology
      • PHD: Psychology: Social Psychology
      • PHD: Counselor Education and Supervision
    Certificate
      • CTG: Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
      • CTG: Psychology
  • University of Maryland Global Campus

  • Online Programs Available
    5. Keiser University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • M.S. - Psychology
    Bachelor's
      • B.A. - Psychology
  • Online Programs Available
    6. Penn Foster High School

    Program Options

    High School Diploma
      • HS Diploma
  • Online Programs Available
    7. 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
    8. Grand Canyon University

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • Ed.D. in Organizational Leadership: Behavioral Health - Qualitative Research
      • Ed.D. in Organizational Leadership: Behavioral Health - Quantitative Research
      • Doctor of Philosophy in General Psychology: Industrial and Organizational Psychology (Qualitative Research)
      • Doctor of Philosophy in General Psychology: Industrial and Organizational Psychology (Quantitative Research)
      • Doctor of Philosophy in General Psychology: Performance Psychology (Qualitative Research)
      • Doctor of Philosophy in General Psychology: Performance Psychology (Quantitative Research)
    Master's
      • M.S. Psychology with an Emphasis in Gerontology
      • M.S. in Psychology with an Emphasis in Health Psychology
      • M.S. in Psychology with an Emphasis in Human Factors
      • MS in Psychology: General Psychology
      • MS in Psychology: Industrial & Organizational Psychology
      • M.S. in Psychology with an Emphasis in Life Coaching
    Bachelor's
      • Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Health Science
      • Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Health Science with an Emphasis in Trauma
      • BS in Psychology
      • B.S. in Psychology with an Emphasis in Performance and Sports Psychology
      • B.S. in Behavioral Health Science with an Emphasis in Substance Use Disorders
      • B.S. in Psychology with an Emphasis in Forensic Psychology
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Purdue Global

  • Master of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology in Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Certificate in Industrial/Organizational Psychology Graduate

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Pepperdine University Graduate School of Education and Psychology

  • Masters in Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Masters in Psychology
  • Masters in Clinical Psychology (Licensed Professional Counselor)

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Liberty University

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology: Behavioral Health Leadership
  • PHD: Psychology: Developmental Psychology
  • CTG: Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
  • CTG: Psychology

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University of Maryland Global Campus

Keiser University

  • M.S. - Psychology
  • B.A. - Psychology

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Penn Foster High School

  • HS Diploma

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Saint Leo University

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

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Grand Canyon University

  • Ed.D. in Organizational Leadership: Behavioral Health - Qualitative Research
  • M.S. Psychology with an Emphasis in Gerontology
  • Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Health Science

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