Students in the Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice degree program develop skills in report writing, finger printing, and crime scene documentation. Students will gain well-rounded knowledge in the areas of law enforcement, forensic science, corporate security, criminal investigation and corrections. Students are encouraged to seek out internships that will grant them hands-on access to work in corrections, the court system and local, state and federal law enforcement. Graduates are prepared for a variety of career options at the federal, state and local levels of law enforcement, court systems, and corrections.
Graduates completing the program may be able to secure employment in the Federal Marshall’s office, the FBI, the ATF, the Department of Homeland Security, or the IRS. Graduates also may pursue careers as U.S. Postal Police officers, courtroom security officers, corporate security officers, or state/federal corrections employees.