Our Lady of the Lake University's program in Criminal Justice enables graduates to pursue diverse career paths, including higher education, institutional and community corrections, investigation, law enforcement, loss prevention in business, and work with non-profit or for-profit organizations that serve specialized populations, such as re-entering offenders or at-risk children. Criminal justice is also a great foundation for the future study of law.
Graduates of the program are working as probation and parole officers, federal and municipal law enforcement officers, and evidence technicians. They work in the school truancy program for the Justice Court, and with a variety of non-profit agencies working with offender and at-risk populations including Child Protective Services, Communities in Schools, AVANCE and Center for Health Care Services.
What can I do with a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice Degree?
Our Lady of the Lake University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Our Lady of the Lake University that fall under one of these areas: (1) to learn about the accreditation status of the institution, (2) to file a third-party comment at the time of the institution’s decennial review, or (3) to file a complaint against the institution for alleged non-compliance with a standard or requirement.