WHY OUR Criminal Justice?

Our Criminal Justice degree has a Law Enforcement, Legal, and CSI focus of study. Which allows our graduates more rewarding career opportunities.

Our Criminal Justice program provides students with an understanding of the criminal justice system through scientific theories, field studies, research methods, and the sociological study of crime, criminal behavior, and the policies and systems designed to control criminality. It offers students from various social, racial, ethnic, and economic backgrounds a strong base for academic excellence, spiritual growth, and successful career development.


Why choose La Sierra University Criminal Justice Program?

La Sierra University was ranked one of the best colleges for Criminal Justice in America, according to the U.S. Department of education and millions of reviews.

Ranked the best Criminal Justice Programs in LA county, San Bernadino county, Riverside county.

The La Sierra Advantage

What sets us apart:

  • 4yr Bachelor of Science Degree
  • Small class sizes
  • CJ faculty who have extensive law enforcement, CSI, and legal experience.
  • Experience hands-on training using the EVOC police driving simulator, a crime lab, a tactical training room, and a police shooter simulator.
  • Conduct mock trails in a realistic courtroom setting.
  • Learn important skills, including arrest and control techniques (ACT), weaponless defense, fingerprinting, ballistics, crime scene processing, decision-making for law enforcement through simulation training, forensics and blood-spatter analysis, and report writing.
  • Prepare for a career in public safety, criminal law, private security, court administration, forensics, or corrections.
  • Be more than just a number—our faculty get to know all our students by name, and form close mentoring relationships.

    We train future colleagues not just students!


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