B.S. Criminal Justice Management
Dowling College’s B.S. Degree in Criminal Justice Management
At a Glance: B.S. Degree in Criminal Justice Management at Dowling College
- 120-credit program designed to prepare future and present criminal justice professionals for employment or advancement in the field.
- Emphasizes current technology use, necessary communication skills, and recent trends in the various disciplines that encompass the criminal justice professional.
- Designed in consultation with the Dowling College Criminal Justice Management Advisory Board, made up of representatives from Homeland Security, the FBI, the Nassau and Suffolk County Police Departments, the New York City Police Department, as well as private sector security.
Learn from People You Aspire to Be
Our expert program faculty include current and former FBI agents, police commissioners, Homeland Security experts, judges, border patrol agents, crime scene investigators, and other leaders with practical industry experience.
Unique Elective Courses
Stay up-to-date on the modern trends and recent advances in the criminal justice field with these specialized course offerings.
Learn about software packages such as ArcView and CrimeStat that are used by state and federal agencies to identify crime trends and patterns in order to make strategic and tactical decisions
Explore topics such as domestic security, emergency preparedness, technology policy, interagency cooperation, and acquiring and utilizing timely intelligence at the local and state federal level.
Gain an understanding of the corrections and detention system, including alternatives to correction, historical development and theories of detention and correction, special needs of offenders, rehabilitation, probation, parole, community service, and the relationship between corrections and other aspects of the criminal justice system.
Learn how law enforcement professionals generate a psychological description of an offender—the importance of the crime scene as a reflection of the criminal’s personality, the significance of victimology, the use of profiling in court proceedings, and the interpretation of evidence.
Discover methods of strategic law enforcement decision-making that emphasize the use of information to prioritize and implement policies and strategies that efficiently and preemptively prevent crime through organizational tasking.
Major Requirements (48 Credits)
Elective Courses (Choose 3)
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|In addition, students must complete the college-wide requirements, core curriculum, and general electives.|
Diverse Career Outcomes
The Criminal Justice Management degree at Dowling College is designed to prepare future and present professionals in the Criminal Justice field.
Specific career opportunities include:
- Law enforcement officer
- Court administrator
- Probation officer
- Public defender
- Public defender’s assistant
- Policy analyst
- Prosecuting attorney
- Corrections officer
- Drug/alcohol counselor
- Parole officer
- Job placement counselor
- Halfway house administrator
- Juvenile caseworker
…and many more!
Are You an Employee of the New York City, Suffolk County, or Nassau County Police Departments, or the New York City Fire Department?
You may be eligible to receive a 25% tuition discount on up to 9 credits per semester to complete your B.S. degree in Criminal Justice Management at Dowling College.
Gain the competitive advantage you need to join the ranks of today’s highly successful law enforcement professionals. To learn more about earning your B.S. degree in Criminal Justice Management at Dowling College, please contact us: