Our Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Studies degree program prepares you for a career in law enforcement, corrections or in legal courts at the federal, state or local level. With classwork and real-world training, you’ll get a rich perspective on what it takes to pursue a rewarding career in criminal justice.
Those who work within the criminal justice system help maintain social order by preventing and reducing crime. Usually, people who work in this area are driven by a desire to help others and make the world a safer place. The field is broad and multidisciplinary; a degree in criminal justice provides the foundation for careers in law enforcement, corrections or the courts.
The Baker College Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice with a concentration in Criminal Justice Studies program is a 4-year program consisting of 120 credit hours (78 hours of major courses and 12 hours of criminal justice studies course requirements). Our curriculum includes 30 hours of general education, criminology and two 150-hour work experiences.
It’s been a great experience, and very proud to display my degrees from Baker. I’m confident that it gave me the skills needed to be successful, and I think I’ve proven that, obtaining the position I’ve obtained in a short period of time in corrections.
Baker College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission / 230 South LaSalle St., Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604-1411 / 800-621-7440 / hlcommission.org.
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