Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice / Crime Scene Investigation
Salem University

Program Details

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 Crime Scene Investigation concentration extends the core criminal justice curriculum to include practical training for criminal investigation. As a graduate of this program, you should be prepared to analyze crime scenes, gather evidence, perform tests, and provide written and spoken testimony in court cases.

Career paths include:

  • Police Officer
  • Private Detective
  • Fish and Game Warden
  • Crime Scene Investigator
  • Crime Victims Service
  • Child Protective Services
  • Fraud Investigator
  • US Postal Inspector
  • Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agent


  • 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