A career in criminal justice offers many benefits and possibilities. Among them are: working in a professional environment; job security; the potential for career advancement; and the personal satisfaction of doing interesting, highly valuable work. The Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice enhances the study of the criminal justice system and expands into areas such as gang activity, drug operations, probation, and criminal justice management. This provides students with a broader study for criminal justice's concepts and theories. Students in the Bachelor's program can further their education by taking optional courses in computer crime, cultural diversity for law enforcement, or concepts in criminal law.
* Law Enforcement agencies may require additional training *
The Master of Science in Criminal Justice program is not available in Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Minnesota, Wisconsin and Wyoming. The Homeland Security program (Associate and Bachelor’s) is not available in Alabama, Minnesota and Wisconsin. The Associate degree in Business program is not available in Alabama. The Computer Information Science program (Associate and Bachelor’s) is not available in Arkansas. The Bachelor’s degree in Paralegal program is not available in Arkansas. Arkansas and Minnesota graduates will receive an Associate in Applied Science degree upon successful completion of an approved associate degree program.