NHTI's Criminal Justice degree program teaches you field basics and the rules of criminal procedure and criminal law. You'll begin to learn about specialty fields from juvenile justice to corrections operations to police-community relations in justice and the community and will be taught by professionals who have spent a significant amount of time as practitioners in the field. This program can be completed entirely online and accelerated online!
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Background checks are completed by potential employers prior to obtaining any position with arrest or detention powers and typically before being accepted for an internship. Applicants who have been in difficulty with the law may not be employable or eligible for an internship. Because future goals may be compromised, applicants are advised to discuss any concerns with the department chair.
- CASA of New Hampshire
- DCYF Juvenile Services
- Merrimack County Attorney's Office
- Merrimack County Juvenile Diversion
- N.H. Department of Corrections
- N.H. Division of Children Youth and Families
- N.H. Fish and Game Department
- N.H. Prison for Women
- N.H. Public Defender's Office
- N.H. State Police
- N.H. State Prison for Women
- N.H. State Prison Volunteers
- Tobey School
- U.S. Probation Office
- Victims Inc.
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of the program, students will be able to:
- Evaluate theoretical frameworks and application of decision-making in criminal justice.
- Critique police and community interactions and predict response/reactions.
- Deconstruct approaches to substance abuse enforcements.
- Discuss specialized fields within the criminal justice system.