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.

Degree Options Bachelor's, Associate, Minor
Locations Lewiston, Coeur d'Alene, Online

This major provides you with professional education that prepares them for a variety of careers in federal, state, and local criminal justice and human service agencies. The curriculum is strongly oriented to the social and behavioral sciences. As a part of the commitment to developing a professionally oriented student, field training placements in criminal justice agencies are available.

• Correction officer and jailer, $47,440
• Bailiff, $48,000
• Detective and criminal investigator, $86,940
• Fish and Game warden, $58,040
• Police officer, $67,290
• Gaming surveillance officer, $35,300
• Forensic science technician, $60,590
• Human resource specialist, $63,490

Career data and salary information is from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

“The professors hold you to a high standard that may seem intimidating at first, but it is ultimately in your best interest as a student. The professors see your potential which forces you to work to the best of your ability, while learning and growing along the way.” - Huntre Yearout ‘17

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