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

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You've found Ashford University, where school comes to you. Earn your bachelor's or master's degree online.

Programs:

  • MS/Criminal Justice - Forensic Science
  • BA/Social and Criminal Justice - Criminal Investigations
  • MS/Criminal Justice - Homeland Security
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A degree from CTU connects you to what matters most: powerful professional network, real-world professional faculty and innovative technology. Once you earn your degree you hit the ground running.

Programs:

  • Doctor of Management - Criminal Justice
  • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice
  • Master of Science in Criminal Justice
  • And more...

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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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Baker College is proud to be the largest independent college in Michigan with the most focused approach to education and training available. With one of the highest graduate employment rates in the country, our mission is to help our students find meaningful employment.

Programs:

  • Criminal Justice - Bachelor
  • Law Enforcement Academy (Police) - Bachelor

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You’re serious about success. With your busy schedule and the desire to move your career forward, you can earn an accredited associate, bachelors or master’s degree at a pace that works for you anywhere, anytime, 24/7.

At AIU, the Serious U, you can get started to get ahead.

Programs:

  • Bachelor's (BSCJ) - Generalist

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MACCORMAC COLLEGE: CHICAGO’S HIDDEN GEM

Programs:

  • Associate of Science in Criminal Justice

Locations: Chicago
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At Kaplan University, we offer over 180 degree and certificate programs.

Programs:

  • Master of Public Administration : Criminal Justice
  • Master of Science in Criminal Justice : Leadership/Executive Management
  • Associate of Applied Science: Criminal Justice
  • And more...

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At Post University, we believe you shouldn’t have to put your life on hold to further your education.

Programs:

  • B.S. in Criminal Justice
  • A.S. in Criminal Justice
  • B.S. in Human Services / Criminal Justice

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Flexible career learning to fit your busy lifestyle - National American University.

Programs:

  • Criminal Justice B.S.
  • Criminal Justice A.A.S.

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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.