Justice Studies

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE

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Justice Studies, BACHELOR OF SCIENCE

NAU’s Justice Studies program provides a solid theoretical foundation for you to address contemporary issues facing the criminal justice field. The skills you gain in the emphasis areas—Justice Administration or Intelligence Studies—will empower you to succeed as a criminal justice practitioner and leader, and enhance your employment and career opportunities. The Intelligence Studies emphasis prepares you to work in the intelligence field.

Emphasis in Justice Administration:
An emphasis in Justice Administration prepares you to enter a career in the criminal justice field and pursue a variety of assignments. If you are currently working in the criminal justice field, an emphasis in Justice Administration will provide a pathway for moving into a leadership position or a specialty assignment.

Emphasis in Intelligence Studies:
An emphasis in Intelligence Studies prepares you to enter a career in the criminal justice field and work in the intelligence and homeland security areas. If you are currently working in the criminal justice field, an emphasis in Intelligence Studies will provide a pathway for moving into intelligence-led policing, leading intelligence groups, or other intelligence-related assignments within the criminal justice field.

Career opportunities include:

  • police officer, police detective, or police supervisor

  • probation

  • parole

  • corrections

  • Homeland Security

  • intelligence-led policing

  • intelligence analyst

LOCATIONS:

  • Traditional Online

  • Yuma