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Justice Studies - Criminal Justice

Learn the skills to help make the world more secure.

Berkeley College’s Bachelor’s and Associate’s degree programs in Justice Studies - Criminal Justice provide students with a comprehensive foundation in this important field. Armed with a combination of knowledge gained in the classroom and hands-on instruction from faculty with professional experience, graduates are prepared to enter a variety of careers in a wide range of organizations. Students take courses that focus on the theoretical, practical, technological, and management skills required for success in the field of criminal justice. Program-related group excursions and guest speakers from various areas of criminal justice are also an essential part of the career-focused program.

Student Testimonial

“Before starting college, I was terrible at managing my time. Everyone at Berkeley has helped me stay on top of my work and I’ve taken advantage of many of the support resources. The professors are great. They’re very experienced in their fields and are very helpful, both in and outside of class." 

-Camden Neville, Justice Studies - Criminal Justice Student

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Benefit from:

  • A curriculum that examines:
    • The causes of crime
    • Criminal law and procedure
    • The role of law enforcement
    • Forensic science
    • Research methods
  • Practical career preparation
  • Exciting courses in specialized areas, such as:
    • Terrorism
    • Cyber Crime
    • Global Security
    • Intelligence
    • Criminal Investigations
  • The opportunity to analyze emerging issues and focus studies in a single area such as policing or Homeland Security
  • Valuable, practical experience through program-related, faculty-monitored internships or job-related assignments
  • A seamless transition between Associate’s and Bachelor’s degrees

Career Paths:

At Berkeley College, our career-focused curricula are designed with job preparation in mind. Most of our majors offer specific Career Paths for students. By working with professional advisory boards, these Career Paths recommend elective courses that complement the program curricula and help develop the exact career skills that employers look for when hiring graduates or promoting employees.

Program Locations: 

Justice Studies - Criminal Justice Associate in Applied Science Degree (A.A.S.) is offered in: Brooklyn, New York City, White Plains, Newark, Paramus, Woodbridge, Woodland Park, Online

Justice Studies - Criminal Justice Bachelor of Science Degree (B.S.) is offered in: Brooklyn, New York City, White Plains, Newark, Paramus, Woodbridge, Woodland Park, Online 

Want to learn more about Berkeley's Justice Studies - Criminal Justice program?

You’ll find additional information in our Catalog, including the different degrees offered, descriptions of the courses you’ll take, the department faculty, and much more. You can always live chat or contact us with questions.