Designed for working professionals, LC State’s online Justice Studies degree provides you with the education needed to help further your law enforcement career.

Obtaining a bachelor's degree can:

  • Expand your knowledge and expertise while sharpening your leadership acumen
  • Give you a competitive edge against applicants who lack educational credentials
  • Help you qualify for a potential salary increase
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POST Certifications and Experience

LC State offers you the opportunity to use POST certifications and work experience to earn credits. Students can earn up to 30 credits through their prior learning experience, saving both time and money!

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Justice Studies

Pick from three emphasis areas and carve out a career in law: policing and law enforcement, law and legal system, and corrections and human services.

Faculty Spotlight

Justice Studies Director Dr. Gene Straughan, who has been at LCSC for 30 years, worked with Asotin County on a Community-Prosecution Grant and the Lewiston Police Department on a Community-Policing Grant funded by the United States Department of Justice

Contact the Adult & Corrections Education Director