BA in Criminal Justice - Criminalistics Specialization
The School of Education & Social Services offers a criminalistics specialization in our online criminal justice B.A. for students interested in using forensic science to analyze and interpret evidence in the law enforcement field.
In addition to increasing your understanding of business and criminal justice administration principles, your courses will explore:
- Crime scene investigation
- Forensic science
- Criminal identification
- Evidence collection and preservation
- Scientific writing and courtroom testimony
This online program enhances the effectiveness of working professionals, provides a foundation for advancement to administrative levels, and prepares students for graduate study in criminal justice administration and related fields.
Field placements are available to all students without prior criminal justice-related professional experience. Placements and possible future employment opportunities are offered with agencies such as the U.S. Secret Service, U.S. Customs, Drug Enforcement Administration, U.S. District Court, and Florida Department of Law Enforcement.
One of the leading military colleges in the United States, Saint Leo University has been educating criminal justice professionals for more than three decades. In the Catholic spirit, we base our criminal justice model on a steadfast moral consciousness that recognizes the dignity, value, and gifts of all people.