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Criminal Justice Department


The UAFS Department of Criminal Justice is well known for providing students with the perfect blend of scientific theory, facts, concepts, and practical training. This comprehensive approach to learning allows students to understand and dissect criminal justice issues and identify practical solutions to criminal justice system problems.

Are you motivated to serve your community and enjoy a rewarding career in various fields of law enforcement? If that's the case,  a Bachelor of Science in criminal justice may be the right thing for you.

Our program prepares students to work in corrections, legal systems,  forensic science, criminal investigation, and other areas. Graduates are highly sought after by employers for their evaluative thinking, problem-solving skills, and passion for their discipline. We are proud that, on average, 87 percent of our students are employed in a job they desire or enroll in graduate school within six months of graduation.   The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports careers in criminal justice are growing faster than average and are expected to increase by about 5 percent between 2019 and 2029.


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