Salem’s Criminal Justice program provides critical education in areas such as criminal law, criminal procedure, constitutional law and criminal investigations while maintaining its focus on the latest needs and trends in the field. These include terrorism, domestic violence and crisis intervention.
The Corrections specialization of the Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice prepares students for a career in the corrections field. Students gain crucial knowledge in areas of specific interest to corrections such as correctional systems operations and administration, management in corrections and specific legal considerations for the corrections field.
Career paths include:
- Parole/Probation Officer
- Police Officer
- Correctional Officer
- Correctional Counselor
- Case Manager
- A minimum of a GED or high school diploma is required for entrance.
School Accreditation Statement
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission