Classes Start May 9.

Safeguard your community with a Criminal Justice Degree

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Classes on your schedule

Day and evening classes are available.

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A faculty of industry experts

Classes are taught by police commanders, detectives, state troopers, military veterans, attorneys, and other experts.

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Make a difference

Receive specialized training to get the job done and uphold a high level of public trust.

Prepare for a rewarding career in criminal justice

Goodwin University will prepare you to protect and serve your community with an associate degree in Criminal Justice. At Goodwin, we offer the opportunity to focus your elective coursework in homeland security, computer crime, forensics, or law enforcement.

Financing your criminal justice education

At Goodwin, there are many kinds of financial aid available to students, including grants and scholarships that don't have to be paid back, student loans that will have to be repaid, and work-study opportunities that provide a regular paycheck.

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Criminal Justice program curriculum

Criminal Justice is a highly specialized field. Students in our Criminal Justice degree program develop the critical thinking skills necessary for modern law enforcement, security, emergency response, and investigative professions.

Coursework includes:

CJS 101 Introduction to Criminal Justice and the Law
CJS 150 Criminology
CJS 243 Juvenile Justice in America
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Career Options

The Criminal Justice field includes careers in law enforcement, security, corrections, intelligence, and more. Those who meet this challenge earn the respect of their families, friends, and neighbors and live their lives knowing that they're making a positive difference.

Criminal Justice graduates can find careers in:

  • Corrections
  • Customs and Border Protection
  • Drug Enforcement Agency
  • Federal Bureau of Prisons
  • Immigration and Customs Enforcement
  • Law Enforcement
  • Private and Personal Security Agencies
  • Transportation Security Administration
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Public service tuition scholarship program

In support of hard working employees in public service fields, Goodwin University is proud to provide a 25% tuition scholarship to new students enrolling in our Public Safety & Security Programs who work in a related field.

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Classes Start May 9.