Department of Public Service

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The Department of Public Service provides a Criminal Justice Administration Bachelor of Science major for traditional students, and two Degree Completion Bachelor of Science Majors, Human Services and Criminal Justice. The Department provides a student-centered program of study based on current law enforcement, societal and political demands of criminal justice officers designed to meet the growing local, national, international law enforcement and homeland security concerns. The courses offered by the Department of Public Service will prepare students with a level of higher education that includes increased critical-thinking, ethical decision-making, and multi-cultural communication skills in addition to providing a solid foundation of technical and professional skills to address the needs of our evolving, complex society. While developing knowledge in social, political science, and legal areas, the curriculum will prepare students to address 21st century domestic and global criminal justice issues in specialized careers in local, state, and federal criminal justice systems.

Bulldog Profiles

Students and alumni of the Department of Public Service share perspectives on the culture of learning and achievement at Gardner-Webb. Click on a profile below to learn more about their stories.