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Located in Lynchburg, Va., Liberty University is the largest private, nonprofit, four-year college in the country, and the nation’s fifth largest university. As the world’s largest Christian university, Liberty has a mission of Training Champions for Christ and preparing students to make an impact in their chosen fields. The criminal justice major prepares graduates to become leaders in various areas of law enforcement. Whether students are pursuing an entry-level position or already in the field and seeking completion of a four-year degree, Liberty’s criminal justice programs will equip them for success.
Unlike other criminal justice programs, Liberty integrates course material with a Christian worldview. Students not only develop strong critical thinking skills, but they also mature in morals and values. The criminal justice degree awarded by Liberty and the Helms School of Government prepares not only the mind, but the heart, for service. Criminal justice students are being trained to identify, analyze, and handle dilemmas from a moral and biblical perspective, a lesson that many other criminal justice schools neglect.
The criminal justice degree offered by Liberty allows students to explore all areas of the field. Students receive foundational training in criminal law and justice, but also study topics that are relevant in today’s society, such as terrorism. This allows students who choose the criminal justice major to tailor their degree to fit their career goals. Liberty criminal justice graduates are trained to become the employee or leader that law enforcement agencies are seeking today and go on to serve as police officers, criminologists, detectives, federal agents, investigators, and more.
Visit the Criminal Justice Degree page to find out how to take the first steps in achieving your career goals.