Arkansas Criminal Justice Schools

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Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice

A Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice is typically a 4-year long program that prepares students for a multitude of careers in the field of law enforcement. Students would complete courses such as forensic science, criminology, psychology and sociology, along with fulfilling the requirements for practical components or internships. After completing this degree, students can go on to take up positions such as Detectives and Criminal Investigators, Forensic Science Technicians and Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers. The job and salary outlook for criminal justice careers is positive and growing, as per the latest data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics.