Criminal justice schools in Minnesota prepare students for a number of careers in the criminal justice field by teaching a broad base of knowledge including human behavior, communication and the nature and purpose of law enforcement. Criminal justice options at most schools include an associate’s, bachelor’s or master’s degree. Coursework typically includes introduction to criminal justice, criminal law, delinquent behavior in youth, criminal evidence, forensic science, criminal law, and organizations and administration. Many individuals go on to become law enforcement officers, correctional officers and parole officers. The field is expected to grow at an above average rate compared to other careers due to increased demand and people retiring from the field.
- Criminal Justice B.S.
- Criminal Justice A.A.S.