FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2013
Contact: Ilene Greenfield
Director of Media Relations
201-291-1111, ext. 1-5122
BERKELEY COLLEGE INTRODUCES TWO MINORS FOR STUDENTS ENROLLED IN
JUSTICE STUDIES – CRIMINAL JUSTICE BACHELOR’S DEGREE PROGRAM
Berkeley College is pleased to announce the introduction of two minor programs for students enrolled in the Justice Studies – Criminal Justice Bachelor’s degree program beginning in the Fall 2013 Quarter. The minor in Information Technology Management is offered in Midtown Manhattan, NY; Woodland Park, NJ; and through Berkeley College Online. The minor in Management is offered in New York at the Brooklyn, Midtown Manhattan and White Plains locations and in New Jersey at the Newark, Paramus, Woodbridge and Woodland Park locations, as well as through Berkeley College Online.
“Berkeley College has added these two new minors in response to the projected career growth within the criminal justice and related fields,” said Leon T. Geter, DM, Berkeley College Chair, Criminal Justice, School of Professional Studies. “These minors offer students an excellent opportunity to increase their knowledge in a specific area of interest while expanding their career options.”
Criminal Justice students at Berkeley College can choose from a variety of specialized courses including Cyber Crime, Terrorism, Global Security and Intelligence. Available careers for graduates of the Justice Studies – Criminal Justice program include police officer, private investigator, security specialist or probation officer. In addition, they are prepared to enter various related fields including data management, social services and public policy.
Students who graduate with a minor in Information Technology Management can branch into cyber-security positions within their professions. Criminal Justice graduates with a minor in Management are well positioned to advance to various data management positions and managerial roles in their chosen careers.
A leader in providing career-focused education for more than 80 years, Berkeley College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and enrolls more than 8,700 students — including over 800 international students — in its Baccalaureate and Associate degree and Certificate programs. The College has three New York locations — Midtown Manhattan, Brooklyn and White Plains. In New Jersey there are six locations — Woodland Park, Paramus, Woodbridge, Newark, Clifton and Dover. Berkeley College Online also offers full degree programs. Programs are offered in more than 20 career fields. The website address is www.BerkeleyCollege.edu.