Join a program that will teach you how our criminal justice system works and what your part in it could be. Our emphasis of study is on criminal justice systems, criminology, juvenile justice, criminal and constitutional law, investigative principles, ethics, and community relations.
20 – 30 students
This program is available both on campus and 100% online.
Employment: As a graduate, you could build a career as a police officer, a deputy sheriff, a county detention officer, a state trooper, an intensive probation/parole surveillance officer, correctional officer, or a loss prevention specialist.
Salary: You can expect a starting salary range of $25,000 to $32,000. Preparation for employment in this field includes lectures, discussion, role-playing, and simulation activities.
Tuition for students taking fewer than 16 semester hours is $76.00 per semester hour for in-state students and $268.00 per semester hour for out-of-state students. Students enrolled for six or more semester hours credit will be charged a $30 student activity fee and a $16 technology fee; those enrolled for less than six semester hours will be charged a $15 student activity fee and an $8 technology fee. No student activity will be charged during the Summer Term.