Criminal Justice BS

Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

Because technology is moving at an alarming rate, crime and criminal organizations are becoming increasingly sophisticated. The need for criminal justice professionals demands educated individuals to fulfill these roles in the justice system. By pursuing the Bachelor of Science degree, you will be prepared to enter the field with the essential knowledge and skills required to be successful in the profession. Core courses in the Criminal Justice program consist of administration of justice, criminology, ethics and criminal procedure, coupled with a concentration in juvenile justice law enforcement, research methods, penology,  law and cyber crime.

Industry Highlights

Careers for criminal justice and protective service professionals are on the rise and expected to grow faster than the average for all occupations.

- Bureau of Labor Statistics

Career Opportunities

  • Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • Department of Immigration and Naturalization
  • Department of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives
  • Drug Enforcement Agency
  • U.S. Marshals Service
  • Border Patrol & Customs
  • Police Departments

Armstrong Edge

Current students take advantage of diverse and full-time faculty with doctoral training, research expertise and professional experience in the criminal justice field. Internships will help acquaint you with real-world experience and establish professional contacts for future employment.


Read More Armstrong State University to Celebrate Symposium on India Nov. 2-4

(October 27, 2016) – Armstrong State University will celebrate the Symposium on India from Wednesday, Nov. 2 through Friday, Nov. 4, in conjunction with Armstrong’s International Education, International Student Organization and the Criminal Justice, Social & Political Science Departments. The Honorable Consul General of India Nagesh Singh will be a guest lecturer for three events.

Read More Armstrong State University Introduces New Semester Abroad Program in Siena, Italy

(October 24, 2016) – Beginning in the spring semester 2017, Armstrong State University will offer a new semester abroad program in Siena, Italy. Students will take classes via Armstrong’s long-time partner, the Dante Alighieri Institute. The 12-week program, which runs from January 22 through April 14, 2017, is open to all Armstrong students, as well as University System of Georgia transient students, and offers a full roster of semester credits.

Read More Armstrong State University’s Economic Monitor Reports 2nd Quarter Growth, Forecasts Slowdown

(October 24, 2016) - Armstrong State University’s latest Coastal Empire Economic Monitor reports that the Savannah metro economy continued its growth phase during the second quarter of 2016, but some turbulence lies ahead.

Read More Armstrong to Host A Moveable Feast Faculty Lecture Featuring Dr. Lara Wessel and Dr. Nicholas Mangee on Oct. 27

Armstrong will host a free lecture by Political Science Professor Lara Wessel and Economics Professor Nicholas Mangee, who will grapple with the nuances of Hillary Clinton’s and Donald Trump’s political and economic policies. This event is free and open to the public.

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