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B.S. in Criminal Justice with a concentration in Law Enforcement
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. Within a strong core curriculum, you will learn about criminal investigation processes and ethics, criminal law, juvenile justice and constitutional law. Through the concentration in Law Enforcement Administration, you will focus on issues of criminal law and procedure, public policy and law enforcement.
- Understand specific types of crimes, parties to crime and criminal defense, as well as how to navigate the trial process, sentencing and appeals.
- Explore how police departments and other law enforcement agencies are organized and how to work efficiently within their process.
- Learn how to effectively implement public policy based on the relationship between the bureaucracy, special interest groups, Congress, the President, and the public.
- Police Force
- Detective Work
- Border Patrol