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What Can You Do with a Criminal Justice Degree?

What can you do with a criminal justice degree? Learn about our Bachelors in Criminal Justice at Grace College and three concentrations.

When most of us think about criminal justice, we imagine a police officer or a security guard. But criminal justice is about more than law enforcement. When you pursue a bachelors in criminal justice, you will learn how to work behind the scenes to investigate a case, how to support those who are victims of a crime, and so much more.

So, what can you do with a criminal justice degree? And what is the benefit of studying criminal justice at a liberal arts institution like Grace College? Read on to find out. 

 

What is criminal justice?

Criminal justice refers to the system that upholds the law and prosecutes those who have committed crimes. When you pursue a bachelors in criminal justice, you will learn the principles and practices that protect the innocent and convict the guilty. 

 

What can you do with a criminal justice degree?

There is more to criminal justice than law enforcement. Maybe you want to work behind the scenes of an investigation, or perhaps you would rather work with children in the legal system. No matter what you’re looking for, a bachelors in criminal justice gives you access to many careers you can pursue to use your unique skill set and passions. 

 

Animal Cruelty Worker

Attorney

Corrections Officer

Crime Scene Investigator

Customs Agent

FBI Agent

Forensic Scientist

Juvenile Caseworker

Probation Officer

Secret Service

Social Worker

What can you do with a criminal justice degree? Learn about our Bachelors in Criminal Justice at Grace College and three concentrations.

Why get a bachelors in criminal justice at a liberal arts institution? 

Criminal justice classes like Victimology and Addictive Treatment will give you the knowledge you need for your future career, but with a liberal arts education, your classes outside the School of Behavioral Sciences will also help you build career-ready skills. The Grace Core includes classes like Current Issues in Historical Context to give you the history behind current issues in society and Christianity and Critical Thinking to guide you in developing your worldview. 

 

How can a bachelors in criminal justice be used to honor God? 

When you pursue a bachelors in criminal justice, you have a unique opportunity to image God, the ultimate judge. He knows who is innocent and who is guilty. He loves what is just. In light of this truth, allow His Holy Spirit guide you in the work you do. Unwaveringly uphold biblical principles, and diligently defend the innocent. By fighting for what is right, you will protect those who cannot protect themselves and convict those who spread hate. And this brings honor to our just God. 

 

What can you do with a criminal justice degree? Request more information about Grace College to learn how you will use your bachelors in criminal justice to uphold the law. 

Read stories of criminal justice students at Grace.

Tagged With: School of Behavioral Science, Criminal Justice