Gain the essential understanding of government, the legal system, people and their cultures to be successful in administering and enforcing the laws of the land.
Criminal justice careers are available in numerous areas including: law enforcement, courts, probation, parole, juvenile and adult corrections, and case work, as well as the significant and growing need for qualified people in private sector security and investigation. Individuals who choose to follow any of the career paths within the criminal justice field must possess both education and commitment. As society becomes more sophisticated and complex, those who are responsible for administering and enforcing laws must be able to not only cope, but to succeed. A well rounded education based on the social behavioral sciences is a proven asset in obtaining that success in the criminal justice system.