Do you find law enforcement, crime, and justice fascinating? Are you looking for an outstanding and affordable criminal justice program in Pennsylvania? Wilson College has the perfect degree for you! Our Bachelor of Arts in criminal justice prepares you for careers in law, law enforcement, corrections, victim advocacy, and more. Through the varied and interdisciplinary courses you take, you'll learn new perspectives, practical and liberal arts skills, and sophisticated insights. You’ll apply critical thinking and problem-solving techniques to real-world problems. You’ll analyze the political, legal, social, and ethical contexts of crime and justice. Majoring or minoring in criminal justice will prepare you to be a leader in your community. Highlights Crime, enforcement, punishment, and justice are connected in complex ways. That’s why our criminal justice course takes a comprehensive look at the subject. Interdisciplinary—From sociology to psychology to legal ethics, the integrative liberal arts approach draws from many academic disciplines. Collaborative—Learn with others in cooperative and friendly classes where your opinions count. Accessible professors—Experts in their subjects, Wilson professors are approachable and guarantee one-on-one guidance when you need it. Focused—Discover the political, legal, ethical, psychological, and sociological contexts of crime and justice in small, focused classes. Practical—The perspectives and skills you acquire prepare you for careers in criminal justice. Customizable—Choose the combination of electives that meet your goals and needs. Why Study Criminal Justice? If you dream of a career in the American justice system, this degree is the perfect first step. Our goal is to equip you for jobs or further education in law, law enforcement, corrections, victim advocacy, and many other criminal justice specialties. You’ll learn to: Analyze the justice system. Identify ethical issues. Assess contemporary crime, punishment, and policing solutions. Core classes: Ethics in Criminal Justice Introduction to Law and Courts Criminal Law and Procedure Law Enforcement Corrections Transforming Communities Gender, Crime, and Justice Deviance and Criminal Justice Electives you can choose: Psychology Serial Killers American Government Private Values and Public Policy International Relations Constitutional Law Women and Minorities: Law and Social Change Career Paths A criminal justice degree is the first step towards a fulfilling profession. You could go directly into government and public sector work, nonprofit organizations, or private sector businesses, or you might pursue a related graduate degree. At Wilson College, all criminal justice majors complete an internship and a portfolio in a relevant field before graduating. This hands-on experience will give you an advantage when you begin your career. No matter where you see your professional future, the criminal justice faculty at Wilson will prepare you to succeed. Here are some of the many criminal justice careers and opportunities: Lawyer Prosecutor U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation agent U.S. Department of Homeland Security agent U.S. Park Service ranger Corrections officer Law enforcement officer Parole officer Probation officer Paralegal Legal assistant Security analyst Victim advocate or counselor Nonprofit manager Take the Next Step If you’re looking for an outstanding criminal justice undergraduate program in Pennsylvania, Wilson College is the place for you. We’re dedicated to providing our students with a comprehensive liberal arts education that leads to professional success. We’re also committed to making your education affordable. We offer financial aid packages and scholarships to 98% of students. Visit Wilson’s Office of Financial Aid. We’ll help you figure out and plan for the cost of college. Request more information about our program, schedule a campus visit, or apply to Wilson’s criminal justice program today. Criminal Justice Course Requirements for Criminal Justice Criminal Justice Faculty Apply Request info Visit Wilson College is committed to the importance and value of a college education. That's why we work hard to keep our degree programs affordable. Learn more about financial aid. This major is part of Wilson’s Accelerated Master’s program. To learn how you can complete a bachelor’s plus master’s degree in five years (three for transfer students), click here.