- School: American InterContinental University
- Degree: Bachelors
- Subject: Criminal Justice
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A career in criminal justice requires that students are trained in gathering evidence from crime scenes, process evidence in criminal labs, interview witnesses, and follow protocol so that justice can be served. This degree program will teach students how to work in the field and in labs. Through lab practicums, case studies, and lectures, students will learn these skills and many more. Criminal justice has changed over the years in part because of technology. Computer programs, extensive databases, and computerized testing of evidence have helped law enforcement solve more crimes and help protect citizens.
Those who want to go into criminal justice will be able to find employment in police departments, crime labs, private labs, corrections, criminal justice administration, and more. Courses students will have to complete include crime scene investigation, computer applications, evidence gathering, interviewing, criminal law, and police operations.