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Welcome to the Department of Criminal Justice! Students in our programs explore every facet of criminal justice which focuses on preventing crime and improving public safety in the U.S. and abroad. A degree in Criminal Justice prepares the student for advanced criminal justice or law studies or for work in local, state, and federal justice professions. Our graduates are employed by diverse organizations, such as the FBI, Department of Homeland Security, Secret Service, Sheriff Department, Police Department, Crime Laboratory, and Court, just to name a few. The department offers a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degree and two minors one in Criminal Justice and the other in Forensic Science.


Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice
Master of Science in Criminal Justice
Minor in Criminal Justice
Minor in Forensic Science

Graduate Certificates

Career Opportunities

Special Agent (FBI, DEA, Secret Service)
Police special operations officer (SWAT, K-9, aviation) Criminal investigator
Wildlife and game officer
Victim or child advocate
Prison or jail administrator
Probation or parole officer


Academic Advisors

Friends of Criminal Justice
Forensic Lab
Field Education
Student Organizations


  CJ in the News
Official Newsletter of the Department of Criminal Justice
2013-2014 Edition

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