Criminal Justice: Domestic and International Security Concentration

Who can we depend on to help secure an uncertain world? It could be you.

Today, America finds itself surrounded, domestically as well as internationally, by those who potentially could do us harm.  This fact is driving new initiatives in security and law enforcement as both a science and a profession, spearheaded by our government’s own Department of Homeland Security and anti-terrorist efforts.  At the same time, a different and yet very similar undeclared war is raging in cyberspace, as highly organized teams of hackers seek to penetrate our software defenses and disrupt our most sensitive and important data systems. Our Criminal Justice Degree with a concentration in Domestic and International Security prepares you to serve a role in this important work.

In both regards, new approaches in security and law enforcement are urgently needed, so that our citizens as well as critical systems and information are protected.  Bay State’s Domestic and International Security Concentration in Criminal Justice addresses this need at the source, by training professionals to understand the complex challenges we face in these areas and seek new ways of elevating and managing security and law enforcement measures.

Through our Criminal Justice Degree with a oncentration in Domestic and International Security program, your professors will help you gain a greater insight into those vital areas involved in modern security and law enforcement:

  • International Justice and Human Rights
  • White Collar and Cyber Crime
  • Physical and Personnel security
  • National Security and Intelligence Investigations
  • Homeland Security
  • Disaster Management and emergency response
  • Comparative Criminal Justice

In addition, you’ll be introduced to new career opportunities in the emerging fields of personnel, physical, territorial, homeland, and information security among others.

Study Abroad and Service Learning

Students of the Domestic and International Security Concentration will be offered opportunities to gain real world experience by way of study abroad opportunities and service learning.  These opportunities include semester abroad studies, one week international trips as part of our Comparative Criminal Justice Course, and specialized service learning projects operating both domestically and abroad.

Mission

The Criminal Justice Bachelors Programs provide the opportunity for the development of both basic and advanced knowledge and skills necessary for success in the criminal justice field.  The program provides the student with the necessary education to enter into a wide array of criminal justice fields or transfer to a master’s program.  

FAQ

How many courses should I take per semester?

Answer

Bay State College recommends that each student enroll in two courses per term. This means that a student would complete two courses every 8 weeks.