Geneva College

Academics

Criminal Justice Degree


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The overarching goal of Geneva College's Criminal Justice degree in Pennsylvania is to create an interdisciplinary experience, drawing from psychology, human services, sociology, and political science, that prepares students to serve God through compassionate service. Students will develop into community leaders who understand service to God and neighbor and will holistically work toward building the Kingdom of God in their local or national context.

Seniors in the Criminal Justice major experience an intensive criminal justice internship at a local agency, as well as participate in a seminar on professional ethics.

Why choose Geneva College's Criminal Justice Major?

  • Biblically integrated curriculum with a focus on justice
  • Field experiences in nearby communities
  • Faculty with professional experience who are engaged with students
  • Unique opportunities such as a course on criminology taken alongside inmates at the Beaver County Jail
  • Related minors available in psychology, human services, political science, sociology and more

Criminal justice courses you might take include:

  • Crime, Law and Society
  • Restorative Justice
  • Criminal Justice Systems
  • Public Administration
  • Criminal Investigations and Procedures

Possible Careers in Criminal Justice?

  • Correctional Officers
  • Fraud Examiners
  • Investigators
  • Probation Officers
  • Intelligence Analysts
  • Police Officers
  • Security Management Specialists
  • Sheriffs and Deputy Sheriffs

If you are looking for colleges for criminal justice in Pennsylvania, we invite you to contact Geneva College for more information.


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