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The associate degree in Criminal Justice Studies from Bryant & Stratton College provides students with a background to pursue career opportunities in numerous areas of the criminal justice field. Graduates of the Criminal Justice Studies associate degree program will be qualified to work in law enforcement, corrections, security, the juvenile justice system, and other areas. The Criminal Justice Studies associate degree program is designed to give graduates the opportunity to pursue these exciting positions at the local, state, and federal levels.
Students will gain a strong understanding of the United States’ court systems, correctional organizations, law enforcement agencies, and both public and private security venues. A strong emphasis is placed on the ever-changing technology used in the field, and students will receive a balance of theory and practice that prepares them to work with the tools used in crime scene investigation, to investigate digital crime, and more.
Many career opportunities within the criminal justice field have additional requirements such as academy training, background checks, and physical fitness standards. These mandates often vary on a state-by-state or city-by-city basis, so be sure to research the potential requirements in your region as you pursue an associate degree in Criminal Justice Studies.
The Amherst campus offers courses in the Criminal Justice Studies associate degree. To learn more about this degree at the Amherst location, please contact an admissions representative.
Students of the Criminal Justice Studies associate degree program will gain knowledge of:
Criminal Justice Academic Program Disclosures
The Criminal Justice Studies associate degree program is available for study with Bryant & Stratton College Online. The online Criminal Justice Studies associate degree program follows the same outcomes and curriculum as the campus-based program with the added flexibility and convenience of an online program. Students can expect the same personal touch and support as provided by our campus faculty and staff.
Credits earned in online classes at Bryant & Stratton College are the same as credits earned in campus-based classes at Bryant & Stratton College.
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Major Requirements (39 Credits)
For a full course listing, please refer to the Bryant & Stratton College catalog.