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The online bachelor of science (B.S.) in criminology and criminal justice teaches both theoretical and applied aspects of the discipline.
A major in criminology and criminal justice prepares individuals for a variety of exciting and challenging careers—both directly in law enforcement and corrections agencies and in other areas ranging from private security management to private investigation.
Most students in this program are preparing for careers as police officers and police administrators, professionals in adult and juvenile correctional programs, and probation and parole officers. Graduates also serve as professional staff in the offices of medical examiners, prosecutors, and courts. Many have found careers in the private economy as security professionals and as investigators for insurance companies, banks, and law firms.
In addition, graduates are employed by the FBI, Secret Service, United States Marshals Service, NCIS, ICE, TSA, Border Patrol and other Homeland Security agencies, the National Institute of Justice, and the Federal Bureau of Prisons.
Students have many sources of financial support for their studies, including financial aid, work-study programs, veterans' benefits, and special scholarships for entering freshmen and transfer students.
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