The Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice prepares someone interested in entering the field as well as experienced law enforcement officials.

This degree program will equip you with the knowledge and skills you need to achieve your professional goals and succeed in your career – all from a Christian worldview.

You will have the opportunity of understanding the depth of the criminal justice system while developing leadership and managerial skills to allow the opportunity for promotion in the work force. You will also get on-field training within partnerships from other public safety branches.

NEW! TMU will begin offering several new concentrations of Criminal Justice this fall. Concentrations include General / Independent, Forensic Psychology, Forensic Science Biology, Forensic Science Chemistry, Law Enformcement, Leadership and Executive Management, and Pre-Law. NEW!

AREAS OF STUDY

  • Criminal Justice Theories
  • Social Science Research Methods
  • Policing in America
  • Ethics in Criminal Justice
  • Criminal Procedure
  • Crime and Justice in Public Policy

POSSIBLE CAREERS

  • Probation Officer
  • Forensic Science Technician
  • Police Officer
  • Fish and Game Warden
  • State Trooper
  • Fraud Investigator
  • US Postal Inspector
  • Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agent
  • Secret Service Agent

CONTACT US

J. Marie Griffin-Taylor, Associate Dean of The Michael Sattler School of Public Service and and Assistant Professor, Criminal Justice
706-865-2134, ext. 6702
jtaylor@truett.edu