The Bachelor’s of Science in Criminal Justice, Juvenile Justice, prepares students to work with juveniles, at-risk youth and their families. The program provides a broad-based foundation in criminal justice with upper-level courses focusing on child and psychological development, juvenile courts and corrections, intervention, assessment and victimology. Students will have the opportunity to serve society compassionately and effectively through this program.
Graduates of this program will be able to go directly to work at local, state or federal levels as court-appointed child advocates, juvenile court officers, juvenile probation and parole officers, juvenile corrections officers or youth case workers. Graduates may also choose to work in protective services as court-appointed child advocates.