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Crime Scene Investigation

The Associate of Applied Science degrees in Crime Scene Investigation is offered through a partnership agreement between Arkansas State University and the Criminal Justice Institute of the University of Arkansas. Students must be currently employed by a law enforcement agency to participate in either of these degree programs and be fully admitted to both Arkansas State University—Jonesboro and the Criminal Justice Institute using the admissions process for each institution.

Degree Offered
Associate of Applied Science

Criminal Justice

This program is designed to be consistent with the nationally accepted standard in the field set out by the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. It is intended to serve two broad constituents. First, the program will assist in developing additional analytical skills for in-service practitioners with BA/BS in the field or in a closely related field. Second, the program will provide a good foundation for students who wish to pursue doctoral studies.

Deree Offered
Master of Arts

Criminology

Majors in the Department of Criminology, Sociology, and Geography are prepared for many professions including teaching, government service, law, business, research, cartography, and community planning; and for professional careers within the criminal justice system such as police, truancy and probation officers, parole officers, and correctional and research personnel.

Degree Offered
Bachelor of Arts

English

English is the quintessential Liberal Arts Degree. English B.A. graduates are likely to be seen anywhere - sitting in a law school class; reading in a coffee shop on the campus where they teach English; working in a government office; working as a technical writer trying to rephrase something from computer-speak to ordinary English ; or preparing for the ministry in a seminary

Degrees Offered
Master of Arts
Bachelor of Arts
Master of Science in Education
Bachelor of Science in Education
 

Geography

Geography is the science of place and space. Geographers ask where things are located on the surface of the earth, why they are located where they are, how people and places differ from one another, and how people interact with the environment.

Degree Offered
Bachelor of Arts

Heritage Studies

Heritage Studies offers an interdisciplinary doctoral degree designed for individuals seeking senior positions in public institutions such as museums, libraries, and archives, historical societies and state parks, cultural tourism programs and tourist sites, community heritage programs, state and local agencies; as well as private consulting firms and heritage-related businesses.

Degrees Offered
Doctor of Philosophy

History

The major in history is recommended for those seeking a liberal education and aspiring to careers in history, law, theology, journalism, and library work; in local, state, and national public service; in business where a knowledge of domestic and foreign affairs is desirable; and in every area which requires an understanding of human activity.

Degrees Offered
Bachelor of Arts
Master of Arts
 

Law Enforcement

The Associate of Applied Science degrees in Law Enforcement is offered through a partnership agreement between Arkansas State University and the Criminal Justice Institute of the University of Arkansas. Students must be currently employed by a law enforcement agency to participate in either of these degree programs and be fully admitted to both Arkansas State University—Jonesboro and the Criminal Justice Institute using the admissions process for each institution.

Degree Offered
Associate of Applied Science
 

Law Enforcement Administration

The Associate of Applied Science degrees in Law Enforcement Administration is offered through a partnership agreement between Arkansas State University and the Criminal Justice Institute of the University of Arkansas. Students must be currently employed by a law enforcement agency to participate in either of these degree programs and be fully admitted to both Arkansas State University—Jonesboro and the Criminal Justice Institute using the admissions process for each institution.

Degree Offered
Associate of Applied Science
 

Philosophy

The program for students majoring in philosophy seeks to provide the background necessary for those preparing for law school, seminary, and graduate school as well as for those who simply seek a liberal education as the foundation of a career in business or industry.

Degree Offered
Bachelor of Arts
 

Political Science

Degrees Offered
Master of Arts
Bachelor of Arts
 

Public Administration

The Master of Public Administration Program at Arkansas State University exists to enhance individual, organizational, social and governmental capacity in the public and non-profit sectors by equipping pre-service and mid-career students with sound management skills and public/non-profit philosophy to lead public institutions of the future with integrity, innovation, excellence and professionalism.

Degree Offered
Master of Arts
  

Social Science

Degrees Offered
Master of Science in Education
Bachelor of Science in Education
 

Sociology

Majors in the Department of Criminology, Sociology, and Geography are prepared for many professions including teaching, government service, law, business, research, cartography, and community planning; and for professional careers within the criminal justice system such as police, truancy and probation officers, parole officers, and correctional and research personnel.

Degrees Offered
Master of Arts
Bachelor of Arts
 

World Languages and Cultures

The BA in World Languages and Cultures prepares you for a wide variety of employment opportunities as advanced level communication skills in French and Spanish complemented with international experience and global citizen skills are of essence in every career field in the 21st century.

The Bachelor of Science in Education (BSE) degree in World Languages and Cultures with emphasis in French or Spanish prepares you specifically for a teaching profession in secondary school with an emphasis in French or Spanish.

Degrees Offered
Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Science in Education