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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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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
  • BS in 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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100% Online & No Standardized Testing

Programs:

  • Master of Science in Criminal Justice – Homeland Security

Online

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 , New York , Newark , More...
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We Change Lives...One Person At A Time. ®

Programs:

  • Criminal Justice, Associate of Science
  • Criminal Justice, Diploma

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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...

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At UEI College, we want you to succeed. We’re like a family and we want you to be a part of it.

Programs:

  • Criminal Justice (11-Month Diploma Program)

Locations: El Monte , San Marcos , Gardena , More...
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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)

Online

At South College we welcome students from all different stages of life and career. 

Programs:

  • BS Criminal Justice
  • AS Criminal Justice

Locations: Knoxville , Asheville , Nashville
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Miller-Motte Technical College (MMTC) can help get you from here to a new career!

Programs:

  • Criminal Justice - Associate of Occupational Science
  • Criminal Justice - Associate of Applied Science

Locations: Chattanooga , Columbus , Augusta , More...
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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.