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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
  • Paralegal
  • 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.

If you are intending to complete this program online outside the state of Utah, please review our state authorizations to see if this program is offered in your state.
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