Keizer University graduate Kevin Buchanan is grateful to apply the knowledge and skills he gained as a Criminal Justice student and member of the United States Air Force security forces to help those in need in a service organization. for teenagers.
Drawn to its curriculum, veteran resources and schedules designed to support working adults, Buchanan enrolled at Keizer University’s West Palm Beach campus in 2020 while also being employed by Family First Adolescent Services in Port St. Lucie, Florida. As a student, he quickly gained further knowledge about law enforcement and continued to hone his writing and research skills while delving into the resources available to disadvantaged youth.
Buchanan shared that although the long-term goal of earning his Bachelor of Arts degree was a challenge while juggling professional responsibilities along with his primary role as husband to Hannah, a fellow veteran, and young daughter Anaya, he remained motivated to succeeded. His mother’s achievement of earning her degree shortly after arriving in the United States from Jamaica continues to serve as an inspiration as he remains steadfast in building a strong foundation for generations to come.
Now the Program Coordinator at Family First Adolescent Services after first serving as an Assistant Counselor and Case Manager, he is also grateful for the guidance from professors such as Corinna Balderramos Robinson, Director of the Criminal Justice and Homeland Security Program, as he works to support bright future for teenagers.
Keizer University Bachelor of Arts Degree in Criminal Justice provides training in many areas of the criminal justice system. Topics include, but are not limited to, deviant behavior, forensics, law enforcement and investigation, victimology, private security, corrections and juvenile justice, and how the components work together and are governed by our laws, the Supreme Court, and the Constitution. USA. This exploration of the American criminal justice system culminates with an emphasis on research, analysis, and the future of the system.
Keizer University is a private, independent, not-for-profit university serving nearly 20,000 students at 21 campuses in Florida, online and two international sites. Co-founded in 1977 by the Chancellor Arthur Keizer, Ph.D., and Evelyn Keiser, Keizer University currently offers more than 100 associate’s degrees at the doctoral level. Keizer University is a designated Hispanic-serving institution, a member of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities, and was ranked fifth in the U.S. in Social Mobility by US News and World Report in the year 2022.