Shorter University

Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

Shorter University’s Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice program is offered fully online. Our program helps students acquire knowledge and skills that they will need to develop as criminal justice professionals. Students gain an understanding of criminal justice theories, police systems, court systems, and correctional systems in America. Students may choose to enroll in the online Associate of Science program to satisfy the common core requirements.

Graduates will have leadership and managerial skills needed to qualify for future employment opportunities and certifications.

Program Benefits:

  • Students are equipped with the knowledge and skills to prepare for a future in administration, casework, security and criminal investigation.
  • Students learn excellent oral and written communication skills, computer skills, interpersonal skills, organizational and management skills.
  • Students learn strategies for adapting and staying flexible, teamwork, leadership, ethics, and how to apply Christian values to criminal-justice settings.

Career Opportunities:
Graduates will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to prepare for a future in a wide variety of roles in criminal-justice-related fields such as:

  • Corrections officer
  • Court reporter
  • Probation and parole officer
  • Detective
  • Game warden
  • Security specialist



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