Criminal Justice and Legal Studies

Study criminal justice or legal studies to make a positive impact in your community. Explore our Paralegal or Criminal Justice programs to train for a career where you could make a difference.

At Brightwood College, you could receive a comprehensive paralegal or criminal justice education that prepares you for the challenges of the field. Our goal is to equip you with the knowledge and skills you will need to pursue entry-level paralegal and criminal justice jobs. We offer legal and criminal justice courses that encourage active exploration and practical application.

By earning a paralegal degree, paralegal diploma or criminal justice degree, you could advance your current career or start on the path to a new one. Brightwood College's legal courses cover legal research and criminal law and our criminal justice studies span topics including law enforcement and corrections to help you pursue exciting careers that require dedication and commitment.*

Contact us or select a program below to learn more about what you can do with a criminal justice degree or how to become a paralegal.

* Additional academy training or education may be required for law enforcement positions. Applicants to the Criminal Justice program in the state of Texas will require additional training approved by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) upon graduation in order to seek the following positions: police officer, peace officer, sheriff's deputy, bailiff, and jailer. Paralegals are not lawyers and cannot practice law or give legal advice to consumers.

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