Penn State Greater Allegheny is proud to offer both Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees in Criminal Justice. This program focuses on the interrelated components of the criminal justice system, public and private sector enforcement and investigation, legal systems, correctional treatment, and community services.
Graduates in the Criminal Justice program can find an array of career opportunities that include, but not limited to:
- Law Enforcement
- Correction Agencies
- Probation and Prole Services
- Crime Prevention and Treatment Services
- Private Security
- Drug rehabilitation Counseling
- Recreation Programs
- Research and Policy Analysis
The official course requirements for this degree for B.A. can be viewed in the online Undergraduate Bulletin.
The official course requirements for this degree for B.S. can be viewed in the online Undergraduate Bulletin.
Criminal Justice is a shared program offered collaboratively by the Commonwealth Campuses at Penn State. Please visit our shared programs webpage to watch student testimonials and learn more about the program.
*Penn State Greater Allegheny, along with Penn State Beaver, DuBois, Fayette, Hazleton, New Kensington, Shenango, and Wilkes-Barre, share authorization to deliver the B.A. and B.S. in Criminal Justice. All courses needed for the degree will be offered at each campus. Students in the program should expect to take some courses via a combination of web-based and face-to-face technology.