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Your career in criminal justice may start here

If you want to keep children safe, protect communities, keep data from the hands of hackers, figure out why people commit crimes, then you may want to take the first step towards this goal today.

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WELCOME TO KAPLAN UNIVERSITY

Online Education That Fits Your Life

For 80 years, we’ve been preparing students for career success. We’ve led the wayso that our students can too.

Programs:

  • AAS in Criminal Justice
  • MS in Criminal Justice - Global Issues in Criminal Justice
  • MS in Criminal Justice
  • And more...

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Which career path will you take – Business, Nursing, Education, Psychology? Something else? GCU offers more than 100 majors to get you started!

Programs:

  • B.S. in Justice Studies
  • M.S. in Criminal Justice: Legal Studies

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As a student at South University, Online Programs, you will receive the same quality instruction, variety of learning options and level of service found at the campus locations.

Programs:

  • Criminal Justice (MS)
  • Criminal Justice (BS)

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Argosy University offers doctoral, master's, and bachelor's degree programs to students through its eight colleges.

Programs:

  • Criminal Justice (BS) (Online)

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Founded by the Society of Jesus in 1851, Saint Joseph's University (SJU) has been developing the minds and abilities of men and women in a challenging academic environment steeped in the enriching Jesuit tradition of cura personalis (care of the entire person).

Programs:

  • MS in Criminal Justice - General Track
  • MS in Criminal Justice - Behavior Management Track
  • Post-master's Certificate in Criminal Justice - Behavior Analysis
  • And more...

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Court Reporting

Careers in court reporting may be ideal for people with interests in the legal field and the English language. Court reporters are required in many different legal proceedings to accurately record spoken testimony, speeches, and court instructions; therefore, job prospects may be high.

Criminal Investigators

A degree in criminal investigation may prepare you for an exciting job as a crime solver. Criminal investigators may work on cases ranging from computer hacking to homicide using only the evidence collected and their keen sense of observation. Students with inquiring minds and the desire to serve justice may be well suited for a future in the criminal investigation field.

Criminal Justice

For qualified candidates, criminal justice career opportunities may be plentiful in local, state, and federal law enforcement, and in corrections departments. Universities may offer degrees in the general study of crime and criminal behavior, and in the management and administration of law enforcement and legal departments.

Criminal Psychology

Understanding the criminal mind and figuring out what makes it different is the life work of the criminal psychologist. If the distinction between criminal behavior and insanity interests you, or you want to discover what makes some people turn criminal, criminal psychology could be the degree for you.

Forensic Science

Forensic scientists usually collect physical evidence at crime scenes to identify victims and suspects, and determine the facts or events surrounding a crime. They may examine blood, saliva, weapons, and other physical elements of crime scenes to write detailed reports of their findings. Forensic scientists may often be asked to provide expert testimony in legal proceedings.

Law Enforcement

Professionals in law enforcement may deal directly with people. Peacekeepers, such as police officers, corrections officers, and certain federal officers may work closely with the people they protect. Most law enforcement agencies and departments require that recruits will have completed some college coursework. Many recruits may be military veterans.

Legal Studies

Careers as attorneys or paralegals may be rewarding, both financially and personally. By assisting the prosecution or defense in a court of law, graduates of legal studies programs contribute to the justice system. Paralegals, legal assistants, and even IT technicians can fall under the legal studies category.

Security Administration

Careers as attorneys or paralegals may be rewarding, both financially and personally. By assisting the prosecution or defense in a court of law, graduates of legal studies programs contribute to the justice system. Paralegals, legal assistants, and even IT technicians can fall under the legal studies category.