Criminal Justice

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Associate of Arts (A.A)
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
at a Glance

The criminal justice program is a comprehensive study of the criminal justice system that prepares the student for not only employment, but also advancement in law enforcement agencies.

What can you do with a degree in criminal justice?

This program prepares students for any position in the criminal justice system, with most pursuing employment at the local level. Many seek to move toward more specialized agencies after gaining the work experience necessary.

Point also offers a fully online bachelor of science in criminal justice degree program.

Why Study Criminal Justice at Point?

Program & Course Information

The curriculum is designed to study crime, criminals and the criminal justice system through an interdisciplinary approach. Sociology, political science, psychology, communications, urban studies and counseling are all incorporated into the program of study.

The curriculum is designed to study crime, criminals and the criminal justice system through an interdisciplinary approach. Sociology, political science, psychology, communications, urban studies and counseling are all incorporated into the program of study.

The fully online associate of arts in criminal justice program equips students with a broad grounding in the liberal arts, along with foundational knowledge and skills in human relations, social and behavioral sciences and criminal justice.

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Practical Internships

Go Beyond the Classroom

Students have the opportunity to work as an intern in the field with officers, agents or attorneys to experience real life situations in the area of specialization. Students have completed internships at small, medium and large police agencies, as well as state agencies and prosecutors' offices.

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Career Opportunities

Make a Difference

The criminal justice program will equip students with the knowledge and tools to launch successful careers in a variety of roles such as:

  • Police Officer
  • Corrections Officer
  • Probation Officer
  • Judicial Administrator

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