Prepare for a career in public service, public administration, court administration or law with SNHU's Bachelor of Science in Justice Studies with a concentration in Law & Legal Process.
With our concentration in Law & Legal Process, you can take an in-depth look at today's American criminal justice system. You can also enjoy working with our first-rate faculty members who are working professionals in the field.
This program provides a more interdisciplinary approach than typical criminal justice programs to offer you a well-rounded justice studies education and a wider scope of practice.
Our curriculum includes topics of criminal law, corrections, legal and social science research, and much more. Students may complete the program in the traditional four years or in three years. In addition, students may also pursue a four-plus-one program in which they earn both the Bachelor of Science (B.S.) and Master of Science (M.S.) degrees in five years.
Graduates will find the job outlook in the justice studies industry is healthy. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, two areas with exceptional growth projections through 2024 include probation officers and correctional treatment specialists (with 4% estimated growth) and arbitrators, mediators, and conciliators (9%).
SNHU Justice Studies graduates have a wealth of career opportunities in:
Total Credits: 120
Our Manchester campus aims to keep tuition and related costs low for our students so that you can pursue your degree and your goals. More than 90% of our students receive some form of financial aid, and students who qualify could receive up to $20,000 in grants and scholarships.
Southern New Hampshire University is a private, nonprofit institution accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE) as well as several other accrediting bodies.