- School: University of Maryland College Park
- Degree: Bachelors
- Subject: Criminal Justice
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Many professionals in law enforcement, corrections, criminal investigations, parole and probation professions choose to complete a Bachelor of Science in criminal justice to enhance their ability to move into more advanced positions within their professional field. The degree will provide advanced theory into criminal behavior, crime scene investigation, criminal court systems and the legal and ethical issues that arise in a career in criminal justice. Student that wish to continue on with a specific legal degree can also find a strong foundation for a law degree with the Bachelor of Science in criminal justice.
The focus in the classes within the program will be on real world applications and scenarios. Students will develop a thorough understanding of the concepts behind the criminal justice professions, the impact of human behavior on criminal activities and in investigations and court systems and the management and supervisory skills needed to advance in the criminal justice field.