Troy University has been recognized by Princeton Review, U.S. News and World Report, Military Times and more as having some of the best undergraduate programs in the Southeast and nation. Whether you are graduating from high school, transferring from a two-year school, or completing your degree as a working adult, TROY offers a wide variety of associate and baccalaureate degrees that will open doors to career opportunities.
Graduate study can help you achieve your career goals! Holders of advanced degrees will be in high demand in the next 10 years, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and U.S. Census data shows that advanced degrees increase pay and prosperity Troy University’s Graduate School offers advanced degrees in all five of the University’s academic colleges: education, business, arts and sciences, health and human services, and communication and fine arts. In addition, TROY’s commitment to flexibility means that you have in-class, online and blended options. Plan for your next career by completing your graduate education at TROY. Innovation, knowledge and creativity are all elements for success. Get started today!
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Campus visits are the most important aspect of the college decision making process. Visits give you the opportunity to discover what makes our unique University the right fit for you. TROY welcomes you to come and see what makes our campus different, one that you will want to consider your home away from home.
We invite you to register for a visit Monday - Friday at 10:00 a.m. or 2:00 p.m. or on specified Saturdays for a TROY Tour or Trojan Day event.
*Students interested in visiting other Alabama campuses must contact the specific campus for visit information and registration as available dates and times vary.
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TROY Service Centers meet the needs of working adults, including military, government agency civilians, teachers and future business leaders who want the opportunities that come with earning a degree. Because adult learners often have different educational needs than traditional students, courses are provided at times and in formats designed around people who work and have other commitments for their time.
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Criminal justice is one of the largest programs at Troy University because of its exciting programs leading to a variety of jobs, flexible online and in-class courses of study and outstanding faculty. TROY offers criminal justice programs at both undergraduate and graduate levels as well as a certificate in cybersecurity.
TROY’s undergraduate criminal justice major provides students with the opportunity to learn about the criminal justice system from instructors with real-life experiences. Students are provided an opportunity to gain a comprehensive understanding of law enforcement, the courts and corrections, equipping them to assist in shaping criminal justice policy.
Upon graduation, students have options to find employment in traditional law enforcement, corrections or the court system in jobs such as police officer, probation officer or corrections treatment specialist. Correction treatment specialists work with incarcerated individuals in an attempt to prevent them from committing new crimes after their release. The need for individuals in this profession is projected to grow by 18 percent by 2020.
Additionally, individuals with bachelor’s degrees may elect to work with local, state or federal law enforcement agencies. Many students in the criminal justice program desire to add on classes that will assist them with preparation for jobs in crime scene investigation, homeland security and cybersecurity.
Occupations with criminal justice undergraduate degrees:
The Master of Science in Criminal Justice prepares students to be leaders in their chosen professions and provides the necessary understanding of the system as a whole. The master’s degree also equips students desiring to receive a terminal degree in criminal justice, criminology or related fields.
Occupations with criminal justice graduate degrees:
The cybersecurity certificate is available to students who wish to build on their criminal justice degrees. This certificate provides a foundation in the area within criminal justice that is related to computer science and information management systems. The certificate in cybersecurity makes students competitive within the law enforcement field.