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Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice

The Bachelor of Science program in Criminal Justice Systems is offered in San Diego by the California School of Forensic Studies (CSFS) at Alliant International University. This integrated program focuses on prevention, enforcement, intervention and disposition from local, state, national and global perspectives.

Systems of study include law enforcement, victim and offender services, legal, courts, corrections, and probation and parole. The program expands these perspectives to include innovative public health models and community engagement. Students exit the criminal justice program prepared to lead and respond effectively to complex social justice needs.

Criminal Justice Program Highlights

  • Accepting new and transfer students
  • Scholarships available
  • 16-week course sessions
  • Evening sessions for most courses
  • Small classes with one-on-one faculty attention
  • WASC accredited university

Career Possibilities for Graduates*

A criminal justice degree from Alliant provides students with the foundation to succeed in a variety of public safety and criminal justice careers:

  • Local, State and Federal Law Enforcement
    • Police Officer
    • Special Agent
    • Border Patrol Agent
    • Probation officer
    • Parole Agent
    • Correctional Officer
  • Forensic Scientist
  • Crime Scene or Arson Investigator
  • District Attorney's Office
  • Defense Attorney
  • Social Worker in Child Protective and Juvenile Justice Services or Victim Services
  • Forensic Psychologist
  • Police Psychologist
  • Fire and Medical Services

*Most jobs in public safety and criminal justice require academy training and/or further graduate study. However, a criminal justice bachelor's degree from Alliant helps students become more competitive to be hired and promoted in their chosen field as well as when applying to law school or graduate school.

Accepting New and Transfer Students

Whether you are just starting college or transferring credits, you can complete your degree at Alliant. We prepare students with both the knowledge and skills to become competitive in the workforce or to move on to graduate study. Courses are offered on-campus and in hybrid online/on-ground formats, usually in the evening, taught by a faculty of professionals who work in the field.

Contact Us to Get Started

Have questions? Want more information? Call us at 1-866-UALLIANT (1-866-825-5426), fill out the form on the top right of this page to be contacted by an admissions counselor.

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