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B.S. in Criminal Justice with a concentration in Homeland Security
Online or On-Campus Degree
The Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice is an online or on-campus degree that will help prepare you for a career in local, state, federal or international law enforcement organizations. This program emphasizes a Christian worldview, strong academic content, critical thinking and ethics. Through a strong core curriculum, you will learn about criminal investigation processes and ethics, criminal law, juvenile justice and constitutional law. Through the concentration in Homeland Security, you will focus on issues of criminal law, homeland security, terrorism and the criminal justice system.
- Explore homeland security at and between local, state and national government levels, and learn how to prepare for disaster and mitigate hazards.
- Understand specific types of crimes, parties to crime and criminal defense, as well as how to navigate the trial process, sentencing and appeals.
- Become skilled at identifying the strategies and tactics of terrorist groups and addressing terrorism through the limits of the justice system.
- Homeland Security Official
- Police Force
- Detective Work
- Border Patrol