The Zane State College Criminal Justice – Police Science major emphasizes areas of criminal justice designed for students who intend to pursue careers in the law enforcement profession which include local, state and federal law enforcement, court bailiffs, criminal investigations and criminology. Some of the career paths include, but are not limited to municipal police, sheriff’s deputy, court bailiff, security officers, and positions in the Department of Natural Resources and Homeland Security.
The degree program is suitable for those professionals who wish to enter the criminal justice field, those who are already employed in the field and wish to advance as well as those who seek to continue their education at the baccalaureate level. Criminal Justice professionals play important roles in protecting the public and the administration of justice. Specific admission requirements are available from the Criminal Justice Program Director.