Criminal Justice Bachelor

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2.5 Year Bachelor's Degree
121 Total Credits

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Criminal Justice Degree Overview

Looking for a career where you can make a real difference? There is no more noble profession than keeping your fellow citizens free from harm. What’s more, it’s a truly fascinating career. Today’s criminal justice professionals work in a variety of settings involving investigations, security, law enforcement, forensic science, and technology.

If this sounds like the career you’re looking for, consider 盘点十大线上德州平台 University’s Criminal Justice program. Through 盘点十大线上德州平台’s year-round schedule, you could earn a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice in as little as 2.5 years! An Associate Degree program is also available at select campuses which can help prepare graduates for entry level employment in the Criminal Justice field, and could be earned in as little as 1.5 years.

盘点十大线上德州平台’s program is designed to help prepare graduates for exciting career opportunities with:

  • Law Enforcement Agencies
  • Homeland Security
  • Border Protection
  • Corrections
  • Fraud Investigation
  • Public and Private Security (including Workplace Security and Surveillance)

盘点十大线上德州平台’s curriculum is designed to give students an understanding of:

  • Policies and procedures of law enforcement
  • Legal system and court structure
  • Security and surveillance principles
  • Technology to investigate, solve, track, and deter crime

Criminal Justice Possible Career Track

Upon completion, graduates with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice with a concentration in Criminal Justice Degree could possibly pursue a career in a wide range of areas including:

  • Police Officers
  • State Troopers
  • Corrections
  • Federal Officer / Investigative Positions (including those related to FBI, CIA, DEA, and TSA)
  • Insurance Investigations
  • Probation and Parole
  • U.S. Customs and Border Patrol
  • Court Systems or Law Firms
  • Park Rangers
  • Private Security

Criminal Justice Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the program, graduates are expected to:

  • Apply ethical standards across professional and personal settings
  • Evaluate the quality and sufficiency of evidence in the criminal justice process
  • Analyze the impact of human behavior on crime
  • Assess criminal justice issues using modern techniques including technology
  • Apply the skills needed to manage crisis within various populations
  • Evaluate emergency operations plans

Criminal Justice Concentration Outcomes

Students in the Criminal Justice concentration will gain the following additional outcomes:

  • Analyze the major functions of the criminal justice system

Criminal Justice Curriculum

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*For allowable substitutions of arts and sciences courses, see the Arts & Sciences Department page.

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