In learning about the application of law and due process, students will be empowered to not only understand the criminal justice system but have an active role in shaping it. Manor’s program emphasizes a proactive approach to enforcing and administering law and order.

Develop the Real-World Skills Needed for a Successful Career 

A Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement at Manor College will prepare students with a solid background in Criminal Justice, whether they choose to work in local, state, or federal government or private industry. The courses will include ethics and policy and will give students a unique opportunity to focus on areas such as Crisis Intervention, Criminal Investigations, and Corrections, among others.

Why You Should Choose Manor

Why study Criminal Justice with a concentration in Law Enforcement at Manor College? A Manor degree emphasizes the development of real-world skills while building up a strong understanding of the fundamentals essential for successfully navigating the criminal justice system. In addition, our low student-to-faculty ratio ensures that you can rely on your professors for personalized guidance as you approach your future career path.

Manor College Partners with Widener University Delaware Law School

Under the agreement, Manor students will be admitted to Delaware Law after completing just three years of undergraduate study at Manor if they have completed 75% of their bachelor degree, earned a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher every semester at Manor, achieved an LSAT score that meets or exceeds the median LSAT score of Delaware Law’s most recent entering class, satisfied all Delaware Law admissions requirements relating to character and fitness, and submitted a completed application by April 1 of the calendar year in which they intend to enroll. The program is intended to save students time and expense allowing for the completion of both degrees in six years instead of seven. Learn more here.

What to Expect from the Curriculum

Students will begin by learning about the fundamentals of criminal justice, police organization, American government, and technology law, before moving into more advanced coursework on corrections, juvenile justice, abnormal psychology, financial crime, and more. Students are required to take part in approved criminal justice internships during their senior year, for which they will receive school credit. The Criminal Justice Law Enforcement B.S. program is 121 credits in total.

Suggested Curriculum Sequence

Students with a Criminal Justice Law Enforcement degree have job opportunities in the following areas:

  • Corrections Management
  • Loss Prevention
  • Crime Scene Investigation
  • The Court System
  • Law Enforcement

What career can you have with a criminal justice degree? FBI agent, police officer, private investigator, social worker, parole officer, court reporter, and forensic psychologist are all examples of job titles that rely on a background in criminal justice, law enforcement.  

The Bureau of Labor and Industry projects that the Criminal Justice job market is projected to grow 7% from 2016 to 2026.



Want to learn more about this program? Talk to our admissions office at (215) 884-2216 or email