Applied Studies: Criminal Justice
Students enrolled in this program will earn an AS in Criminal Justice from Minneapolis Community and Technical College and a BA/BS in Applied Studies from North Central University.
The Criminal Justice Studies program will equip you to understand the causes of and means to prevent crime and to work effectively in the criminal justice field as a law enforcement officer, correctional officer, or in the courts or probation fields. Your coursework will include the criminal justice system, the workings of the police, courts and corrections departments, and an understanding of how they work together.
Where You Could Work
- Correctional institutions
- Criminal courts
- Community corrections departments
- Nonprofit court diversion programs
Potential Job Titles
- Law Enforcement Officer
- Correction Officer
- Court Clerk
- Probation Officer
- Pretrial Services Officer
- Parole Officer
- Correctional Treatment Specialist