Defend. Protect. Serve.
Criminal Justice and Legal Studies Program
From crime scenes to courtrooms, secure justice for all through a criminal justice and legal studies BA degree at NGU.
Your Future, Your Purpose – ‘Liberty and Justice for All’
Prepare to enter one of many professions rooted in criminal justice. Crime scene investigator. Law enforcement officer. Attorney. Cybercrime analyst. Probation officer. Social worker. Even special agents with the FBI, DEA, or Secret Service.
On scene or in the lab. Wearing a badge or advocating in court. Preventing crime or bringing criminals to justice. Whatever your calling, pursue it with passion at NGU.
Experience Learning from the Lab to the Courtroom
Intern with government agencies or political offices. Serve in national, state, and local law enforcement agencies. Experience real-world work environments in political science, criminal justice, or legal studies. Expand your network and elevate your ability, all thanks to NGU’s internships.
Work Study Programs
Assist professors on research projects. Contribute to NGU’s criminal justice newsletter. Even manage the Criminal Justice Club. Put your passion for justice to good use while you complete your studies.
Law enforcement training facilities. Forensic laboratories. The state legislature. Envision your future like never before as you tour various agencies you might one day work for. It’s an elevated take on field trips – at NGU.
Justice Beside Experienced & Faithful Professionals
Associate Professor of Political Science
A Compelling Approach to Criminal Justice and Legal Studies
Elevate Your Perspective
You’ll also take Chapel every semester, and Cultural Events for the first four semesters. You earn credit through attendance, and each course counts as half a credit. This is the NGU difference, how you find your peak performance and elevate your perspective, intellectually, emotionally, and spiritually.
Stories that Started Here
Brandy Hart Amidon ’02
Since graduating, I’ve used my financial expertise to provide budgetary guidance for Travelers Rest while serving as Mayor.