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.

To help students prepare for a wide range of careers, Bachelor’s degree programs allow specialization in a specific area of criminal justice to better prepare graduates and help set them apart in the job market. Concentrations are offered in:

  • Cyber Security
  • Homeland Security
  • Investigations and Security
  • Police Studies
  • Social Justice
  • Social Welfare

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
  • Many Berkeley College programs include an internship, job-related assignment, or practicum for a valuable learning experience
  • A seamless transition between Associate’s and Bachelor’s degrees

Degree Programs