dcsimg

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.

Browse our Criminal Justice Studies schools by State:

AL | AK | AZ | AR | CA | CO | CT | FL | GA | HI | ID | IL | IN | IA | KS | KY | LA | ME | MD | MA | MI | MN | MO | NE | NV | NH | NJ | NM | NY | NC | ND | OH | OK | OR | PA | RI | SC | SD | TN | TX | UT | VA | WA | WI

Matching School Ads
Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.

Programs:

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

Online
Regent University prepares students with the knowledge to excel and the faith to live with purpose.

Programs:

  • Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies - Criminal Justice

Online
ECPI University

Programs:

  • Criminal Justice - Bachelor's

Campus

Since 1977, Keiser University has maintained a practical, hands-on approach to career education to help our students achieve their personal and professional goals.  Our student-centered approach remains at the foundation of the Keiser University mission and continues to attract students who prefer a more personal learning experience. 

Programs:

  • Master of Arts in Homeland Security
  • Master of Arts in Criminal Justice
  • Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice
  • And more...

Campus

The Berkeley Advantage®is part of a proven approach to career-focused education that can help students prepare for success.

Programs:

  • AAS in Justice Studies - Criminal Justice
  • BS in Justice Studies - Criminal Justice

Locations: Little Falls , Dover , Paramus
Campus
Pursue your education at Ohio Christian University.

Programs:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice

Online

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)

Campus
Earn your degree and achieve your career goals at Central Penn College.

Programs:

  • Criminal Justice Associate Degree

Locations: Summerdale
Campus

Start your future now!

Programs:

  • Criminal Justice - Associate in Specialized Business
  • Criminal Justice - Associate in Occupational Science

Locations: Hazleton , Wilkes Barre , Monroe , More...
Campus
Turn your talents into a career at nationally recognized and accredited Platt College.

Programs:

  • Criminal Justice

Locations: Anaheim , Alhambra , Riverside
Campus
Matching School Ads

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.