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Law & Justice Bachelor's Degrees

A bachelor’s degree in law and justice may take the form of majors in the criminal justice field, law enforcement, or security and corrections. Students will learn the theoretical and practical information about the issues surrounding the legal system. A bachelor’s degree in law and justice will typically provide courses in criminal procedures, criminal law, legal research, and social justice. Canyon College allows students to earn a degree in legal studies with options to specialize in the areas of business law, general law, or criminal litigation. Kaplan University Online also offers bachelor’s degrees in legal and paralegal studies to provide a focused education for students to enter these fields.

A bachelor’s degree in law and justice is right for you if you are looking to begin a career in one of the various aspects of the legal system. Prospective students should have strong analytical thinking and communication skills. Many students with this degree will find positions assisting lawyers in preparing documents and research data. Research the education requirements for specific law and justice field careers at our law and justice career center page.

According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment for those in the law and justice fields is expected to increase at a more rapid rate than in other industries.  However, there will be high competition for any available positions. Those will a bachelor’s degree will find more opportunities than those with limited post-secondary education credits.



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  • Grand Canyon University

    Which career path will you take – Business, Nursing, Education, Psychology? Something else? GCU offers more than 100 majors to get you started!
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    • B.S. in Justice Studies
    • B.A. in Government with an Emphasis in Legal Studies
    • B.A. in Government with an Emphasis in State and Local Public Policy
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  • Capella University

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    • BS - Criminal Justice

    Location: Online

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  • Utica College

    Utica College, founded in 1946, is a comprehensive private institution located in upstate central New York.  The College offers regionally accredited online certificates, bachelors, masters, and doctoral degrees in healthcare, cybersecurity, financial crime, nursing, physical therapy, business, criminal justice, and data science.  All courses are taught by credentialed, highly experienced faculty with significant and ongoing accomplishments in their respective fields.

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    • BS in Criminal Justice - Cyber Criminology and Policy

    Location: Online

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  • Regis University - CPS

    Regis is a regionally accredited, 130-year-old Jesuit university in Denver, Colorado. Inspired by the vision of St. Ignatius Loyola, we are dedicated to the pursuit of learning and truth in an effort to make positive change in our communities as well as ourselves.

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    • Bachelor of Science in Criminology
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    Denver: 3333 Regis Boulevard, Denver CO 80221
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  • Miller-Motte College

    Start the next chapter of your life with an Associate or Bachelor degree from Miller-Motte College Online Division.
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    • Criminal Justice - Associate of Applied Science

    Location: Online

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