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Criminal Justice

Programs Offered

The Boise State Criminal Justice Program offers high quality education to those seeking careers within within local, state, and national agencies working in the areas of crime and victimization. Given the comprehensive orientation of Boise State, our educational focus is to prepare students to be fully informed participants at all levels of the criminal justice field and all aspects of justice in public, private, and non-profit agencies.
Courses are offered at Boise State’s main campus as well as a variety of classes at campuses in Twin Falls and at Gowen Field. Many courses are offered in evening and weekend formats.

The AfterWork program allows Criminal Justice undergraduate students to earn a degree entirely in the evenings, on weekends, and online.
Criminal Justice degrees offered at Boise State include:

  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Criminal Justice Minor

What can I do with this degree?

Local, state, and federal government careers including law enforcement officer, probation/parole officer, and victim/witness coordinator.

Private sector and non-profit careers including insurance fraud investigator, addictions counselor, and crime victim advocate.

What kind of real-world experience will I receive?

Both field work and internships are actively encouraged.

Spotlight on Careers

Potential careers include:

  • Victim Services Professional
  • Police Officer
  • Probation and Parole Officer
  • Correctional Officer
  • Offender Rehabilitation Specialist
  • Crime Analyst
  • Fraud investigator
  • US Marshal