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If your interests lie in the fields of corrections and justice, you may want to pursue a major or a minor in criminal justice. As a criminal justice student, you will learn to understand the roles of society and law enforcement and how these two entities interact and respond to unacceptable behavior. You will develop leadership, research and writing skills and strengthen your critical thinking skills as you acquire the knowledge necessary to succeed in one of a number of criminal justice career choices. Upon graduation, you will be prepared to pursue graduate studies or enter the field of criminal justice as an ethical, effective professional.

What Can I Do With This Degree?

A Criminal Justice Degree will  prepares graduates for a wide range of careers such as State Police Officer, FBI Agent, Border Patrol Agent, Federal Air Marshal, DEA Agent, Customs Enforcement Officer, Corrections Officer, ATF Agent, Deputy Sheriff and Police Officer positions throughout the nation.




Top Ten Reasons to Choose UC

one Faculty members are selected not only for their academic credentials but for their professional experience.
two Opportunity for hands-on crime scene analysis training
three On the job internship as an option in the program
four Small classes for more personal attention
five Day, Night and Online classes offered
six Program meets state requirements for offering college credit in lieu of annual in-service training requirements for police officers state-wide.
seven An extensive network of Law Enforcement, Courts and Corrections employer contacts
eight Career options in several areas across the nation
nine A commitment to integrity, ethics, and service both in the classroom and in the community.
ten If you have a drive to help people in an organized and rewarding way this is the field for you!