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A thriving athletics program has been an integral part
of Liberty University’s vision from the beginning, and today Liberty has 20 NCAA
Division I athletic teams, 41 Club Sports teams, and 20 intramural sports.
Get a world-class education with the solid Christian
foundation you’re looking for at Liberty University. Here, you’ll gain the values,
knowledge, and skills you’ll need for success in every aspect of life.
Launch your career with the knowledge and skills you need to enter the criminal justice field. Get a foundational understanding of the history, philosophy, and practical issues that impact the U.S. criminal justice system in local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies.
At the Helms School of Government, we help students stand out as Christ-centered moral, ethical, and value-driven men and women. Gain the skill sets necessary to excel as a leader in courts, corrections, and policing in all jurisdictions.
Whether you’re pursuing an entry-level position or you’re currently employed and seeking to enhance your career, let us help you become a leader in your field.
Careers You Could Have:
Customs Service Inspector
Federal Agent (various: CIA, DEA, FBI, U.S. Marshals, Secret Service, etc.)
Immigration and Customs Enforcement
Prosecutor’s Office Investigator
Crime Scene Investigator
Learn How To:
Evaluate the nature of the criminal justice system from a biblical worldview
Communicate effectively in both written and oral formats
Demonstrate competence in the discipline of criminal justice
Solve various criminal justice dilemmas
Evaluate substantive and procedural criminal law from a Constitutional perspective
Law enforcement personnel who can document successful completion from an accredited police officer school in their state may earn up to 14 credit hours toward their degree. Military experience may also be evaluated for potential college credit.
“The criminal justice program at Liberty matched my passion for justice and serving people. The criminal justice professors truly care for their students. The program provides a unique atmosphere not available at most schools.”
- Brittany Peters Hopkins, Lynchburg Police Department