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BS Bachelor of Science in Public Safety Criminal Justice specialization

Overview

Capella University's online Bachelor's in Criminal Justice degree program gives you the skills and tools you need to serve, protect, and make a positive impact on your community. This program provides an overview of public safety research, theory, and principles, with a focus on criminal justice processes and procedures.

To learn more about this degree program, request more information and we will match you with an enrollment counselor who specializes in your area of study.

Degree Outcomes

Going through the Capella online Bachelor's in Criminal Justice degree program prepares you to use effective crime investigation techniques, apply law enforcement principles and understand the organizational relationships between the criminal justice system and communities. Discover specifically what you'll learn — and how you can apply it.

View full learning and career outcomes report for this program at CapellaResults.com.

Career Outcomes

Common jobs with an online Bachelor's in Public Service include: border patrol agent, corrections officer, county sheriff, customs agent, detective, drug enforcement administration agent, FBI agent, loss prevention specialist, park ranger, parole officer and police officer. Potential workplaces include: corporate security and investigation, correctional facility or prison, federal government agency, law enforcement agency, municipal court system, parole or probation agency, and state government agency.

For a More In-Depth Study

With this area of study, Capella also offers a program concentration — an opportunity to delve deeper into your specific knowledge area. Your program concentration can be included in your transcript to potentially enhance career opportunities.

Earn Credit for What You Already Know

Your previous learning, work experience, and industry certifications may help you earn your degree in less time. To learn more, contact an enrollment counselor, or read up on our competency-based Prior Learning Assessment.

To learn more, call 1.866.933.5839, or email us. When you connect with Capella, we will immediately put you in touch with an enrollment counselor trained to assist you with specific questions and needs for your area of interest.