The Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice is designed with an interdisciplinary approach to the field of law enforcement. The program focuses on crime, criminal law, criminal procedures and criminal behavior. The social and psychosocial context of criminal behavior and its impact on individuals and society is also emphasized to provide students with a balanced approach to understanding and effectively addressing criminal behavior.

Spiritual principles embedded in the program assist students to grow personally and spiritually, and enable students to live out their faith in their chosen profession.

Students enroll in the Criminal Justice program to advance or change careers or to prepare for graduate study.

Point University awards up to 9 hours of transfer credit to those who successfully complete the entire 9-week police academy training course offered by the State of Georgia (the Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council 408 Hour Basic Law Enforcement Training Course) or the State of Alabama (the Alabama Peace Officers Standards and Training Commission 520 Hour Basic Training Curriculum).

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The Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice is designed with an interdisciplinary approach to the field of law enforcement. The program focuses on crime, criminal law, criminal procedures and criminal behavior. The social and psychosocial context of criminal behavior and its impact on individuals and society is also emphasized to provide students with a balanced approach to understanding and effectively addressing criminal behavior.

Spiritual principles embedded in the program assist students to grow personally and spiritually, and enable students to live out their faith in their chosen profession.

Students enroll in the Criminal Justice program to advance or change careers or to prepare for graduate study.

Point University awards up to 9 hours of transfer credit to those who successfully complete the entire 9-week police academy training course offered by the State of Georgia (the Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council 408 Hour Basic Law Enforcement Training Course) or the State of Alabama (the Alabama Peace Officers Standards and Training Commission 520 Hour Basic Training Curriculum).

BS CRIMINAL JUSTICE
Program Goals
  • Equip students with essential habits and skills for lifelong learning and success.
  • Equip students to apply basic content, principles, and methodologies of the primary areas of knowledge, including the Humanities, Fine Arts, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Natural Sciences, and Mathematics.
  • Equip students with a foundation in biblical theology and worldview issues.
  • Equip students with a basic theoretical foundation for understanding issues in human relations and Criminal Justice.
POTENTIAL CAREER PATHS
  • Police Officer
  • Private Detective
  • Forensic Investigator
  • Crime Scene Investigator
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