Policing Specialization Career Opportunities
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 Liberal Arts & Sciences

College of
Liberal Arts & Sciences

Policing Degree Specialization

Policing Careers Overview

Earning a bachelor's degree in Justice Administration from DeVry University with a specialization in Policing can give you the skills and knowledge you need to succeed in law enforcement.

Professional Responsibilities

Professional Responsibilities

When you earn your bachelor's degree in Justice Administration from DeVry University with a specialization in Policing, you'll be prepared to maintain order, respond to emergencies, protect people and property, enforce motor vehicle and criminal laws, and promote good community relations. In a policing career, your professional responsibilities could include:

  • Patrolling assigned area to enforce laws and ordinances, regulate traffic, control crowds, prevent crime, and arrest violators
  • Conducting investigations to prevent crimes or solve criminal cases
  • Supervising and coordinating activities of members of the police force

DeVry's Justice Administration bachelor's degree program and any of its specializations are educational programs. For those interested in pursuing a career in law enforcement, corrections, or as a police officer with any particular local, state, federal, or international agency- please be advised that additional qualifications are likely to be required. Applicants for jobs in the justice administration field may be subject to pre-employment screenings such as, but not limited to, criminal background checks, drug and/or alcohol testing, physical and/or psychological examinations and credit checks. Unsatisfac­tory screening results may result in denial of an offer for a position in the criminal justice related field.Before enrolling in a Justice Administration program, potential students are highly encouraged to check with the relevant agency for a complete list of position requirements.