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 important part of the career-focused program.

Benefit from:

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

Degree Programs