Fort Hays State University > About FHSU > Academic Divisions > College of Arts and Sciences > Department of Justice Studies > Overview
Nearly every single person will become a victim of a crime during his or her lifetime. From small towns to metropolitan areas, foul play ranges from crimes of passion to complex long-range embezzling schemes. As stresses on society increase, so does crime. Now, more than ever, our country needs people like you in positions everywhere from the local police force to the FBI and the Secret Service.
The Department of Justice Studies will prepare you for a rewarding career in law enforcement, corrections, or the legal system. In addition to becoming acquainted with the theory behind criminal justice practices, you have the flexibility to customize your degree program to meet your interests in the field of criminal justice. Take advantage of the student study area next to the department offices, where professors are within earshot and ready to answer questions. Top off your degree with hands-on experience in defensive tactics and a world perspective that will set you apart from the rest.
Whether to choose to earn your degree on campus or online, find a high quality program that’s right for you. Best of all, Geteducated.com has rated our online programs as a best buy, not only meaning that the program is solid academically, but affordable as well.
Contact the Department of Justice Studies to learn about the opportunities in your future.
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