Careers & Outcomes

Careers & Outcomes

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, professionals with at least a bachelor’s degree earn, on average, $1,000 more per week than those with just a high school diploma. In addition, bachelor’s degree graduates enjoy a 50% increase in job security. Find out more about the different careers you can get into with an online degree from Central Christian College.

BS in Criminal Justice

Pursue an exciting career in law enforcement, investigations, homeland security and more when you complete the online bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from Central Christian College of Kansas. This online Criminal Justice degree is designed for students who wish to secure positions in law enforcement, public administration, corrections, social services and the judicial system. Career opportunities include:

  • Forensic Science Technician
  • US Marshal
  • Fish and Game Warden
  • Police Officer
  • State Trooper
  • Private Investigator
  • Crime Scene Investigator
  • Probation Officer
  • FBI Agent
  • Secret Service Agent
  • Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agent

Average salary ranges from $60,000 as a Police Officer to $85,000 as a First Line Supervisor of Police and Detectives.

Program Outcomes

Fit Mind: The student can summarize the historical development of criminal justice systems and the role of justice in America and the global community.

Fit Heart: The student can describe the influences and behaviors related to the administration of justice and how each is affected by worldview and culture.

Fit Soul: The student can articulate an ethical framework that recognizes the interplay of personal faith, natural law, and public policy.

Fit Body: The student can employ appropriate procedures associated with law enforcement administration and the prevention, detection, and regulation of crime and criminal behavior.

BS in Healthcare Administration

A degree in Healthcare Administration is often the minimum requirement for most medical and health services manager positions. Healthcare administrators plan and direct services in hospitals, clinics, managed care organizations, outpatient care centers, diagnostic laboratories and public health agencies.

Career opportunities include:

  • Nursing Home Administrator
  • Clinical Manager
  • Health Information Manager
  • Assistant Administrator
  • Medical and Health Service Manager
  • Medical Practice Manager
  • Human Resource Manager
  • Abulatory Services Manager
  • Provider Network Director
  • Outpatient Care Supervisor

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median salary for a professional in a healthcare administration role is $94,500. Health services manager positions are expected to grow 17 percent between by 2024.

Program Outcomes

  1. Develop knowledge of healthcare systems in the United States in order to lead effectively.
  2. Enhance leadership competencies and technical proficiency in finance, marketing, human resources, information technology, strategic planning, and ethics in healthcare settings.
  3. Develop effective communication competencies in business and healthcare settings; learn the dynamics of working in groups and teams.
  4. Develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills necessary to tackle current issues in healthcare; apply concepts and theories to practice.
  5. Develop information literacy in healthcare disciplines.
  6. Understand the qualities and attributes of professionalism in healthcare settings and commitment to the Fit Four principles of the College.
BS in Organizational Leadership

Graduates of this Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership online degree program can look forward to supervisory and management opportunities in the private, public and nonprofit sectors. Top fields include Organization Management, Human Resources, Training and Development and Business Analysis.

Specific high-growth organizational leadership careers include:

  • Executive management
  • Nonprofit and community leadership
  • Public administration
  • Human resources
  • Consulting

The median salary for positions related to the above organizational leadership careers was $79,900 annually.* Some of the jobs listed were Human Resources Manager ($89,000), Restaurant General Manager ($85,000), Managing Director of Professional Development and Training ($90,000).

*Source: CEB Talent Neuron

Program Outcomes

Fit Mind

  • Evaluate knowledge in business, management, and accounting principles while developing unique and creative solutions to business related challenges and operations.
  • Develop critical thinking and problem solving skills while conducting appropriate research.
  • Summarize the contributions of business and economics historically and within contemporary culture.

Fit Heart

  • Collaborate with those from diverse cultures and differing worldviews as an effective member of a team.
  • Structure business practices to ascertain industry opportunities while exercising social responsibility at the local, national and global level.
  • Justify the responsibility that a business has to all stakeholders and engage society as ethical and productive citizens.

Fit Soul

  • Integrate ethical reasoning and worldview to decision making and business practices.
  • Evaluate business related theories in practices from an evangelical Christian perspective.
  • Articulate and defend the role of Christian character in personal and professional dealings.

Fit Body

  • Express thoughts, ideas, and findings effectively, utilizing multiple mediums of communication.
  • Facilitate the effective use of organizational resources, i.e. human, physical, and financial, while practicing appropriate Biblical stewardship.
  • Practice appropriate professional appearance and behavior as a professional identity is developed.
BS in Psychology

The online Psychology bachelor's degree introduces you to a broad view of the field, while at the same time providing the expertise needed to excel in the discipline. You interact with many of the major theories and gain an understanding of the role psychology plays within the broader scope of all academic disciplines

Potential Careers in Psychology:

About the BS Psychology Program

  • Counselor
  • School Psychologist
  • Forensic Psychologist
  • Clinical Psychologist
  • Sports Psychologist
  • Special Education Teacher
  • Industrial-Organizational Psychologist

Some of the jobs listed were School Psychologist for a Middle School ($90,900) and Sports Psychologist ($86,000).*

*Source: CEB Talent Neuron

Program Outcomes

  1. The student can facilitate APA guidelines for the ethical treatment of human and nonhuman research participants.
  2. The student can adapt psychological principles and modalities in response to diverse cultures and worldviews.
  3. The student can explain the contributions of psychological theories and their relation to human functioning.
  4. The student can distinguish various etiologies and treatments for normative and non-normative behavior.
  5. The student can design and execute an experiment or research initiative to answer a psychological question.
  6. The student can evaluate psychological theories, practices, and responses from a holistic perspective (Heart, Soul, Mind, and Strength).
  7. The student can analyze, interpret, and describe data using descriptive and inferential statistics.
  8. The student can express thoughts, ideas, findings, etc. in accordance with APA standards.
  9. The student can devise psychologically based explanations and resolutions for situations encountered as a part of human function.
Bachelor of Business Administration

Bachelor's of business administration degree holders work in every professional industry – from healthcare to technology, business, finance, social services, marketing, protective services and transportation.

Potential Business Administration careers include:

  • Sales Management
  • Financial Management
  • Human Resources Management   
  • Food Service Management
  • Healthcare Administration
  • Marketing Management

The median salary for some of the careers listed was $111,000.* Some of the jobs listed were Junior Project Manager Marketing ($60,000), Senior Manager Revenue Management ($134,000), Associate Director Management & Leadership Development ($74,000).

*Source: CEB Talent Nueron

Program Outcomes

Fit Mind

  • Evaluate knowledge in business, management, and accounting principles while developing unique and creative solutions to business related challenges and operations.
  • Develop critical thinking and problem solving skills while conducting appropriate research.
  • Summarize the contributions of business and economics historically and within contemporary culture.

Fit Heart

  • Collaborate with those from diverse cultures and differing worldviews as an effective member of a team.
  • Structure business practices to ascertain industry opportunities while exercising social responsibility at the local, national and global level.
  • Justify the responsibility that a business has to all stakeholders and engage society as ethical and productive citizens.

Fit Soul

  • Integrate ethical reasoning and worldview to decision making and business practices.
  • Evaluate business related theories in practices from an evangelical Christian perspective.
  • Articulate and defend the role of Christian character in personal and professional dealings.

Fit Body

  • Express thoughts, ideas, and findings effectively, utilizing multiple mediums of communication.
  • Facilitate the effective use of organizational resources, i.e. human, physical, and financial, while practicing appropriate Biblical stewardship.
  • Practice appropriate professional appearance and behavior as a professional identity is developed.
Associate of Arts

People with Associate of Arts degrees work in every industry – from healthcare to technology, business, finance, protective services and transportation. Professionals with an associate degree earn an estimated $325,000 more in a lifetime than those with just a high school diploma. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, AA degree job opportunities are expected to grow by 17.6% through 2022 – making it the second fastest growing educational group.

Potential career paths for Associate of Arts:

The median salary for someone with an Associate’s degree for the careers listed was $61,550. Some of the jobs listed were Financial Aid Specialist ($53,000), Housing Inspections Coordinator ($48,000), Child Support Officer ($82,800).

Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice

The Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice is designed for students wanting to advance their career in law enforcement, corrections, social services, or the judicial system.

Career opportunities include:

  • Forensic Science Technician
  • US Marshal
  • Fish and Game Warden
  • Police Officer
  • State Trooper
  • Private Investigator
  • Crime Scene Investigator
  • Probation Officer
  • FBI Agent
  • Secret Service Agent
  • Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agent

Some of the positions listed for criminal justice careers include Probation Corrections Officer ($51,250) and Police Officer ($85,000).*

*Source: CEB Talent Neuron

Program Objectives

Fit Mind: The student can summarize the historical development of criminal justice systems and the role of justice in America and the global community.

Fit Heart: The student can describe the influences and behaviors related to the administration of justice and how each is affected by worldview and culture.

Fit Soul: The student can identify an ethical framework that recognizes the interplay of personal faith, natural law, and public policy.

Fit Body: The student can choose appropriate procedures associated with law enforcement administration and the prevention, detection, and regulation of crime and criminal behavior.