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Juvenile Justice Minor

About the Degree:

If you want to get into law enforcement and you enjoy working with children and young adults and want to steer them from trouble, then a degree in Juvenile Justice may be perfect for you. With this degree, you will have an opportunity to positively impact young lives in the local, state or federal juvenile justice systems.

What You’ll Learn:

  • How to deal with minors who have committed crimes, run away from home or have been neglected or abused.
  • An understanding of the internal workings of the criminal justice system and its response to youth in the juvenile system.
  • Key skills in all correctional procedures, from criminal procedures to criminal law, the role ethics play and dealing with family violence.

This Degree is Great for You if:

  • You want to work with the court systems as a deputy juvenile officer.
  • You want to work for a private child treatment program or become a juvenile social worker.
  • You want to teach juvenile justice at the college level.


Current Catalog

Juvenile Justice Minor

Past Catalogs