Students earning their Associate Degree in Criminal Justice will gain an understanding of legal and justice issues. This is a field where Christian leaders are needed and Trevecca will help prepare students to apply Christian principles to their career goals. 

In addition to the required general education courses, students seeking an associate’s degree in criminal justice studies will take courses to grow their expertise within this field. The program will prepare students for a four-year degree in Criminal Justice studies. Additionally, they will be competent in the knowledge base of the various content areas within criminology, including law enforcement, corrections and the criminal justice system.

Students within this program will gain a knowledge base of various areas of criminology, law enforcement, and the justice system. Students will also learn about criminal investigation and enforcement, Christian application within the field, connection between criminal justice and contemporary social issues, and the law enforcement employment marketplace