Criminal Justice: ASDepartment: Sociology, Social Work and Anthropology Department
College: College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Criminal Justice offers students a wide variety of career paths in such areas as law enforcement, courts, criminalistics (crime labs and investigations), law, juvenile law and corrections.
The degree requires students have a substantial understanding of the criminal justice system in general. It reflects the realities and concerns of society and draws from a wide variety of academic disciplines such as political science, psychology, history and sociology.
The Criminal Justice program is not within its own department but is a part of the Sociology, Social Work and Anthropology department.
This degree will qualify you for employment in the following areas:
- Police Officer
- Correctional Officer
- Law Clerk
- Juvenile Detention
- Park Ranger
- Evidence Technician
Select degrees and programs are not available at all Utah State University locations. Please contact a regional campus advisor to verify program availability.