Criminal justice jobs are mostly concerned with deterring and stopping crimes, bringing criminals to justice, clarifying and enacting criminal justice laws, and studying the elements and behavioral patterns in society that can lead to unrest and potentially perilous situations.
Laying the groundwork for access to the criminal justice field through education is an important factor in helping set the stage for the type of entry-level employment a person can hope to find.
Everest College’s Criminal Justice Program
If you’re looking to get prepared for a career in corrections, youth services, loss prevention, law enforcement and security administration, Everest offers a comprehensive program that can help place your feet on the right career path.
A balance of theory and application is offered in the following areas:
- Criminal Evidence
- Criminal Procedure
- Criminal Investigations
- Criminal Justice Communications
The course offers students an excellent overview about the nature and extent of crime and criminal delinquency. Believe or not, there are causes along with explanations as to why criminals behave the way they do.
Students are expected to gain excellent communication and critical thinking skills through study and application of course curriculum. The program stresses research and the ability to stay organized, skills that are needed to be successful on the job. Students can receive the foundation needed to build a successful career in the criminal justice field.
Criminal justice career opportunities may include, but are not limited to:
- Corrections Officer
- Case Worker
- Youth Service Worker/Coordinator
For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit our website at www.everest.edu/disclosures.
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