Study the fascinating issues of crime + justice

Establish a solid foundation in criminal justice with a major, minor, or certificate. You’ll be exposed to theories of crime and deviance, social control, and punishment, with courses that consider broad perspectives in the humanities, social sciences, and law. You’ll also learn how current criminal justice systems function when dealing with issues impacting our world today, such as drug abuse, terrorism, domestic violence, child maltreatment, and hate crimes.

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A degree in Criminal Justice provides students with the foundational skills of a liberal arts education, which are prized by employers and vital to a 21st-century career. The insights obtained through our program will assist you in understanding problems of crime, law, and social control systems.

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Preparation for a meaningful career

A background in criminal justice provides an excellent foundation for careers and graduate work in law, social work, journalism, government, research, or community service—as well as many other professions seeking experience in the liberal arts. Pursue your passion and find a career you love.

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