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BS Bachelor of Science in Public Safety Criminal Justice specialization


Capella University's online Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice gives you skills in investigation and law enforcement to impact, serve and protect communities. 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

With your Bachelor's in Public Service from Capella, you'll learn 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.

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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 or 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, or state government agency.

Capella also provides you the opportunity to delve deeper into a specific knowledge area by earning a program concentration that will be included on your transcript and can enhance your career opportunities.

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

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 visit our competency-based prior learning assessment.