There are many fascinating criminal justice careers; you can be a police officer, corrections officer, or crime scene investigator, just to name a few.
Criminal justice students study systems that have been implemented to apprehend, prosecute and punish people who have committed crimes against society. The three main components in the criminal justice system are law enforcement, the courts and corrections and they work together to prevent and punish aberrant behavior. Programs and courses are structured so that students have a comprehensive understanding of crime and legal justice and the role of police and various other forms of law enforcement and the courts systems play in the criminal justice system.
Courses include studies such as sociology, psychology, science and communication. When choosing a criminal justice school, you can select broad training programs or programs that enable you to specialize in an area that most excite you.