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Criminal Justice Studies

Criminal Justice Studies

Criminal justice studies may involve the study of the justice system and criminal justice ideology. Criminal justice studies are usually a basic overview of the entire criminal justice system. Each division of the studies program, from court reporting to Homeland Security, is typically covered in the courses. The curricula intend to teach the processes of the criminal justice system, methods of crime prevention, rehabilitation, incarceration, and things a criminal justice student may need to know. Whether the FBI, CIA, ATF, or another government agency seems appealing, the education an individual receives in criminal justice studies may be the foundation for all jobs in the criminal justice field.

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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
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Programs:

  • Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice
  • Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice/Homeland Security
  • Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice

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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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Programs:

  • Master of Science in Criminal Justice – Homeland Security

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Since 1977, Keiser University has provided quality student-centered, career-focused education. Keiser University Online offers degree programs online to prepare students for in-demand professions.

Programs:

  • Criminal Justice, MA (Online)
  • Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice
  • Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice

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Lewis University is a comprehensive, Catholic university where students just like you thrive.

Programs:

  • MS in Criminal Justice

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There are a lot of reasons Bryant & Stratton College is the place to get an education.

Programs:

  • AAS Criminal Justice
  • AAS Justice Studies
  • Justice & Security Services Diploma

Locations: Richmond
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As a student at South University, you will have the opportunity to learn from accomplished faculty members who have real-world experience in the subjects that they teach. Our small class sizes allow you to receive personalized attention from instructors, and the encouragement to recognize your goals for the future and the means to achieve them.

Programs:

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

Locations: Virginia Beach , Glen Allen
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Programs:

  • BA in Criminal Justice
  • AA in Criminal Justice
  • BA in Psychology Criminal Justice
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Regent University prepares students with the knowledge to excel and the faith to live with purpose.

Programs:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Leadership Studies - Criminal Justice
  • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice
  • Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies - Criminal Justice

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If a student is unsure about which path to follow in the law or legal field, then criminal justice studies may be a good place to start. Students in the program may study a broad range of topics. By skimming the surface of all the careers that can evolve from a criminal justice background, students can discover their true calling.

For someone specializing in criminal justice studies, the main task would be to gather information on the legal and judicial system. There may be an immense body of knowledge available and the expertise you develop may help to advance your career. Professions based on criminal justice studies typically fall in the education field. Jobs as university instructors or professors teaching criminal justice are the most common. Other jobs may be obtained in the field of research. University professors usually continue to teach while conducting research to further their own knowledge and understanding of the justice system.