Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice

If your interests lie in the fields of corrections and justice, you may want to pursue a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice or a minor in this growing field. As a criminal justice major, you will learn to understand the roles of society and law enforcement and how these two entities interact and respond to unacceptable behavior. Courses in this criminal justice degree program will help you develop leadership, research and writing skills and strengthen your critical-thinking skills as you acquire the knowledge necessary to succeed in one of a number of criminal justice career choices. Upon completing your criminal justice major, you will be prepared to pursue graduate studies or enter the field of criminal justice as an ethical, effective professional.

What Can I Do With This Criminal Justice Degree?

A criminal justice degree will prepare graduates for a wide range of careers such as State Police Officer, FBI Agent, Border Patrol Agent, Federal Air Marshal, DEA Agent, Customs Enforcement Officer, Corrections Officer, ATF Agent, Deputy Sheriff and Police Officer positions throughout the nation.