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Criminal Justice

Prepare for this high-demand profession by studying crime, criminal law and criminal behavior.

Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

The Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice degree is designed to introduce students to the goals and processes of the criminal justice system and, at the same time, provide them with a broad education based in the social sciences. Students will focus on the justice system and the causes and consequences of criminals.

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. As with all programs at Point University, integration of a Christian world view is central in the criminal justice program.

Program Highlights


  1. Develop a foundational knowledge of criminal investigation and law enforcement.
  2. Work within the dynamics and culture of the legal system.
  3. Identify issues that impact impressions of objectivity, impartiality, fairness and justice.

Curriculum

The bachelor in criminal justice comprehensive curriculum is designed to help you develop foundational knowledge in criminal justice. Listed below are some of the courses offered to students:

  • Criminology
  • Constitutional Law
  • Violence and Society
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Field Work

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Career Opportunities

Point’s bachelor’s degree in criminal justice will equip you with the knowledge and tools to launch successful careers in a variety of roles such as:

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

Why Point?

  • FAITH BASED

    Your faith will be strengthened with courses taught from a biblical worldview—from business to biblical studies, math to ministry.

  • SUPPORTIVE

    Point provides mentoring programs with faculty, alumni and local business professionals tailored to your personal and professional goals.

  • SMALL CLASS SIZE

    Our 18-to-1 student to professor ratio provides a small class size where you’re not just a student – you’re family.

Contact Information

admissions@point.edu
706.385.1000
855.37.POINT
Office Hours: 8am–5pm

Mailing Address

Point University
Attn: Enrollment
507 West 10th Street
West Point, GA 31833