Serving the public good

Ranked as one of the best value Criminal Justice degrees in the country, the B.A. in Criminal Justice focuses on the principles of democracy, rule of law, constitutionalism, civil liberties, equal rights, and safeguarding citizens against intimidation and oppression. This degree will also prepare those students who wish to pursue subsequent graduate degrees in criminal justice, sociology, political science, public administration, public policy, urban planning and law. The department aims to lead students to a path of self-discovery as an active citizen in an ever-evolving world. 

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Career paths for Criminal Justice Majors
  • Attorney
  • Criminal Investigations
  • Fraud Investigations
  • Correctional Administration
  • Law Enforcement Administration
  • Probation or Parole Officer
  • Youth Correctional Counseling
  • Intelligence Analyst
  • Victim Advocacy
  • Correctional Counseling 

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