Criminal Justice / Legal Studies Training Online
Our ability to adapt and change is driven by one thing: our students. That’s why, when students wanted more flexible learning options, we became a pioneer in online and hybrid education. Today, we offer high quality education and exceptional student support services, no matter how you earn your degree. You can live and learn on our traditional New England campus and experience our dynamic culture and tight-knit community. You can also learn completely online, or in an evening and weekend format. However you choose to learn, you’ll have guidance every step of the way.
Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice
The field of criminal justice is as rewarding as it is demanding. You’re ready for the challenges, and you want to serve the public and uphold the integrity of the law. Our B.S. in Criminal Justice program prepares you for a career in public, private, and not-for-profit sectors in law enforcement, security management, and public and private investigation.
Our faculty of seasoned professionals brings years of experience in the criminal justice field to the classroom. You’ll also learn from guest lecturers and associate faculty, who include practicing attorneys, judges, government officials, and forensic scientists.
Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies
With a projected growth of up to 17% in the next 7 years*, the legal field offers a plenty of opportunities to motivated individuals who wish to begin a challenging, exciting career path in law. A B.S. in Legal Studies from Post University will prepare you to enter a rewarding position as a paralegal in corporate, private, or government organizations.
While you learn at Post, you’ll have access to the largest undergraduate Law Library in Connecticut not attached to a Law School. Graduates of the program work in small, medium, and large Law Firms; the Court System; and in Corporate legal departments.
* Job outlook for Paralegals and Legal Assistants, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics: http://www.bls.gov/ooh/Legal/Paralegals-and-legal-assistants.htm
Accreditation and Disclosure
Post University is licensed by the Connecticut Office of Financial and Academic Affairs for Higher Education. The Office assures that degree-granting institutions of high education meet the highest standards of quality and compliance with state and federal regulations. In addition to licensure, the State of Connecticut also ensures through its accreditation process that Post University continues to meet the quality standards established by the state. Post University's accreditation by the State of Connecticut carries with it authorization to award specified degrees. http://post.edu/ge/