Capella University Online Human Services Degree Programs

BS in Public Safety - Criminal Justice

Careers in criminal justice put you on the front line, protecting and serving your community every day. This specialization from Capella University provides an overview of public safety research, theory and principles, with a tight focus on criminal justice processes and procedures. Coursework includes topics such as corrections and judicial systems, criminal law and the legal process, police-community relations, white collar and organized crime investigations, and criminal procedure and evidence. People who choose this specialization are often pursuing entry-level officer positions or career advancement within law enforcement agencies, corrections departments, and federal regulatory or enforcement agencies.