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Criminal Justice Degree Options

About the Degree: 

By learning about how law enforcement, criminal courts and corrections operate, you’ll gain a deeper understanding of the criminal justice system. And as modern-day criminal activity increases and changes, the field of criminal justice continues to evolve. A Bachelor of Science degree in criminal justice administration from Missouri Southern State University will put you on the cutting edge of understanding this vital and ever-changing field. 

What You’ll Learn:

  • The students will apply constitutional and criminal law to real world issues and problems in society.
  • The students will implement the commitment to abide by the law enforcement code of ethics.
  • The successful student will comprehend the role of the criminal justice system in our society.
  • The student will operate with the commitment to enforce the laws of the State and Nation fairly and equally to all members of the community.
  • The student will construct well-written documents related to the criminal justice system.

This Degree is Great for You if:

  • You want to  participate in a fast-paced profession while contributing to society.
  • You want own your own private security firm.
  • You want to work in the world of probation and parole.


Current Catalog

Bachelor of Science

Criminal Justice Major. BS

Criminal Justice/CIS Major, Computer Forensics Option, BS

Other options (Current Catalog) 


Corrections Certificate, Criminal Justice

Crime Scene Investigations Certificate, Criminal Justice

Criminal Investigation Certificate, Criminal Justice

Criminal Law Certificate, Criminal Justice

Homeland Security Certificate, Criminal Justice

Juvenile Justice Certificate, Criminal Justice

Policing Certificate, Criminal Justice


Criminal Justice Minor

Criminal Justice Minor, Corrections

Criminal Justice Minor, Juvenile Justice

CSI (Crime Scene Investigation) Minor