The Liberal Arts Major in Criminal Justice provides preparation for students pursuing career options in law enforcement, corrections, and public safety. It may also be used as preparation for law school.
Students pursuing the Criminal Justice major will learn about human behavior and its causes, as well as crime, crime prevention, law enforcement, public safety, and corrections.
Christian ethics are integrated into each course providing students with a solid basis for addressing contemporary social, moral and ethical issues. Students will be able to make appropriate connections between Christian beliefs and social science concepts, theories, and methodologies.
The B.A. in Criminal Justice prepares students to be successfulleaders in their communities and in the fields of law, lawenforcement, and criminology.
Some fields may require a graduate degree, further study, skills development, job-specific training, or experience
Police Officer •
Local Law Enforcement •
Federal Law Enforcement
GET ON THE FAST TRACK
Interested in earning a graduate degree in the future?
Transition courses give NCC students the opportunity to take classes that can earn credit toward both their Bachelor‘s degree and a future Master’s degree.
Visit hiu.edu/fasttrack to learn more.
LIFE AT NCC
Small class sizes build greater community between peers and instructors.
NCC is regionally accredited through the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and the Association for Biblical Higher Education.
Regardless of major, all NCC students graduate with a well-rounded foundation of liberal arts and Biblical Instruction.
WHAT ALUMNI SAY
God has allowed me to be a ‘light’ in a very dark profession...When I joined the police department, I have found over the years that God’s real work iswith the officers themselves.
TOBY YUREK, NEVADA POLICE DEPARTMENT
For program curriculum and course descriptions, refer to our current catalog.