Bachelor of Science – Criminal Justice Degree

This program is offered in Albuquerque, NM; Tempe, AZ and Tucson, AZ

Welcome to the Brookline College Bachelor of Science – Criminal Justice program. Congratulations on your decision to give back to your community by entering this exciting field! At Brookline, we understand that a solid foundation of criminal justice practices and processes can be the difference between a job and your career. Additionally, we recognize the importance of an education in general studies. Therefore, we have developed our program to incorporate both the basics of a liberal arts education with the critical elements of a degree in law enforcement.

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The bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice program provides students with a broad understanding of the criminal justice system, which will help them address a range of issues within the field of justice administration. It examines the theoretical causes of criminality, the methods of criminal justice research, and aspects of professionalism and ethics for criminal justice practitioners. Click here to view our catalog.

What will you learn at Brookline?

While earning their criminal justice Bachelor’s degree, students will develop knowledge and skills in areas such as inmate management, private security, criminal investigation, juvenile justice, procedural criminal law, counter-terrorism, community relations and more.

Upon graduation, you will have the foundation to contribute to your employer in the areas of:

  • The Criminal Justice System
  • Corrections
  • Criminology
  • Private Security
  • Criminal Investigations
  • Juvenile Justice
  • Procedural Criminal Law
  • Substantive Criminal Law
  • Ethics in Criminal Justice
  • Supervision and Management in Criminal Justice
  • Loss Prevention / Asset Protection
  • Correctional Strategies
  • Computer-based Crime
  • Organized Crime
  • Race, Ethnicity and Crime in America
  • Victimology
  • Terrorism

Starting your Career!

According to the O*Net Resource Center, the nation’s primary source for occupational information, graduates in this field may expect a variety of career options.* Graduates of the Bachelor of Science – Criminal Justice program can be prepared for entry-level positions across a range of civil and law enforcement functions including corrections officer, private security consultant, juvenile law enforcement officer and criminal investigator, among many others. This foundation will allow you to grow your career within the criminal justice field.

What jobs you can get with a BA in CJ?

  • State and national parks
  • State and federal prisons, local corrections facilities
  • Private security corporations and protective services
  • Private investigative services
  • Border patrol
  • Domestic abuse advocacy agencies
  • Child protective services

Additionally, our dedicated career services department and our network will ensure that you receive every available opportunity to interview for and attain the right job to move your career forward.

If you are searching for criminal justice schools in Albuquerque, NM, or Tucson, AZ, contact Brookline College today by filling out the form on this page and we will send you additional information about our criminal justice programs.


Brookline College Albuquerque Campus
4201 Central Avenue N.W., Suite J
Albuquerque, NM 87105-1649
Phone: 505-836-9948

Brookline College Tucson Campus
5441 E. 22nd Street, Suite 125
Tucson, AZ 85711-5444
Phone: 520-748-9799


Brookline College’s Phoenix, Tucson, Tempe, and Albuquerque campuses are accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES).

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7777 Leesburg Pike, Suite 314 N.
Falls Church, VA 22043
Phone (703) 917-9503
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