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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 and law.

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.

NEWS:

Read More Start Strong, Start Now Registration Event

(February 11, 2016) - Armstrong will host a one-day Start Strong, Start Now registration event for the Spring 2016 mini-mester on Friday, February 19 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the lobby of Victor Hall, located on Armstrong's main campus at 11935 Abercorn St. This event helps new students apply, get admitted and sign up for classes.

Read More Bryant Named Project Manager for City of Savannah’s New Gun Violence Reduction Initiative

(January 11, 2016) – Maxine Bryant, Ph.D., a lecturer in Armstrong State University’s Department of Criminal Justice, Social and Political Science, was recently named the project manager for the city of Savannah’s new gun violence reduction initiative, End Gun Violence: Step Forward.

Read More Curtis Promoted to Dean of the College of Liberal Arts

(January 11, 2016) – Dr. Christopher Curtis has been appointed to the position of Dean of the College of Liberal Arts at Armstrong State University and will begin his new role July 1, 2016. Curtis is currently the Head of the Department of History at Armstrong.

Read More Hip-Hop Fellow: Armstrong English Professor Heads to Harvard

(December 16, 2015) - Dr. Regina Bradley to serve as the Spring 2016 Nasir Jones Hiphop Fellow for the Hiphop Archive and Research Institute at the Hutchins Center.

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