Coupled with relevant work experience, the degree sharpens the candidate's competitive edge for state and federal law enforcement openings, court administration positions, and state and federal probation and parole positions. In addition, the degree is invaluable for mid-career advancement. This program can be completed entirely at our Liberty Center location in Hinesville.
Law and Society prepares graduates for careers in public service at the local, state or federal level; nonprofit public assistance organizations; graduate studies in the social sciences, or law school. As an interdisciplinary program, the Law and Society major, with his/her exposure to a broad range of knowledge, is attractive to a variety of prospective employers in both the public and private sectors, and provides the graduate with the flexibility to pursue any number of career options.
The political science major provides students with an in-depth exploration of political science as a field of study. This major examines American politics, foreign policy and comparative politics. Another important feature of this academic program is the comprehensive exploration of American and global judicial systems. This program is highly theoretical while utilizing the practical application of student internships in various local, state and federal agencies. The Political Science faculty is actively engaged in scholarship and public service.
Upon completion of the Master of Science in Criminal Justice, students are eligible for careers in criminal justice agency administration, planning, policy development and analysis, and management. Graduates with a Master's Degree in Criminal Justice will be prepared to compete for many job opportunities.
The only program of its kind in the southeast, this graduate certificate offers advanced professional development for law enforcement agencies as well as not-for-profit organizations and private industries. Students have a unique opportunity to conduct research and study cyber crime issues with staff and faculty in a professional setting.
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