The Criminal Justice/Legal Studies Department at Faulkner University prepares students for a broad range of career opportunities, including work in law enforcement and security, probation and parole, the court system, and corrections and juvenile delinquency. Our programs are also designed for promotion and career advancement for the student already in the field.
Faulkner's criminal justice program will immerse you in the field's full range of possibilities. You'll study criminal law and procedure, policing, evidence collection and the penal system. Courses cover a full spectrum of social, legal and ethical issues all addressed from a Christian perspective. Faulkner's faculty members are field professionals from a variety of law enforcement backgrounds who will lead you through criminal justice simulations.
Associate of Science in Criminal Justice - focuses on law, procedure and the penal system
Associate of Science in Criminalistics - focuses on investigation and evidence collection
Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice (traditional program) - presents a broad range of topics concerning the criminal justice field and legal system
Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice (BCJ night & weekend program) - a degree designed specifically for the working adult student. Offered completely online or in a hybrid format (combination of on ground and online).
Master of Justice Administration - a 100% online program completed in about 14 months