A career in a criminal justice occupation can be rewarding. This degree will help you develop the knowledge, skills, and abilities you will need to contribute to community life. Your coursework will address a wide range of subject matter required for entry level criminal justice practitioners and focus on combining theory with application.
After graduation, students can pursue certifications in law enforcement and jail by attending and successfully completing those academies at Western. Western also has transfer agreements with many other local universities for those students who desire a bachelor’s degree.
Courses are conducted at Western's Public Safety Training Center in Sparta and are taught by full-time educators who advanced degrees and full-time law enforcement experience.
Courses are conducted at Western's state-of-the-art Public Safety Training Facility in Sparta and are taught by full-time educators, law enforcement officers, and supervisors recognized as leaders in law enforcement training.
To view the Criminal Justice program’s required disclosure on professional licensure, please click here.
*Please note that the delivery method for courses may change as the COVID-19 situation proceeds. Our goal is to ensure that teaching and learning happens in a safe environment. We will communicate updates as quickly as possible.