There are many subset concentrations within the criminal justice field. The program spotlight page provides the necessary details so you can plan efficiently for your education and choose the right degree. Each section describes the program’s summary, degree options and requirements, examples of college classes, accreditation information and related career paths.

Law Enforcement

Law enforcement is the system responsible for preventing and punishing criminal activity at the local, state and federal government levels to uphold the laws of society.

Forensic Psychology

Forensic psychology is the study and application of understanding mental state and behavior for use in the justice system’s criminal and civil cases.

Fire Science

Fire science educates firefighter applicants on the fire department structure, the chemistry and behavior of fire and emergency medical response.

Emergency Medical Services (EMS)

Emergency medical services provide medical care on-scene and transportation to hospitals.

Criminal Law

Criminal Law regulates criminal punishment as part of the justice system. It is government prosecution of a crime and results in incarceration or fines.