Criminal Justice


As a student in one of Everest's criminal justice programs, you will have an opportunity to explore the many career paths available to you in this exciting field. Everest's criminal justice courses focus on the practical aspects of criminal justice as it's practiced in America today. The courses are designed to provide the knowledge and skills you need to be of value to potential employers.

Most criminal justice programs at Everest cover the following topics:

  • Criminology
  • Criminal Evidence
  • Criminal Procedure
  • Criminal Investigations
  • Criminal Justice Communications
  • Introduction to Terrorism
  • Introduction to Corrections

The program includes a comprehensive study of the national criminal justice system, correctional organizations, and law enforcement agencies. You will learn the nature and extent of crime and delinquency, and the cause and explanation of criminal behavior. You'll study rules of evidence, basic investigative techniques and the philosophy of criminal law. Through training exercises, you will work to improve your communication, critical-thinking, research, and organizational skills.

Note: This Criminal Justice program description is not necessarily reflective of every Criminal Justice program offered across all Everest campuses. This is a summary of general topics learned within most schools. Please check your campus catalog for specific details about what is taught in the Criminal Justice program near you.

Criminal Justice classes are taught by industry professionals. Classes are small, allowing you to get the personal attention you may require. Assignments are often done in groups that encourage partnerships with fellow students. And Everest has flexible schedules that allow you to coordinate your classes with work or family obligations.

Want to know more about Everest's Criminal Justice programs? Contact Everest today. A friendly Everest representative will get back to you immediately to answer your questions.

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