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Criminal Justice

Criminal justice is a multi-disciplinary major with contributions from the fields of sociology, political science and anthropology.

Students pursing the Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree in criminal justice will learn the basic four areas of the discipline - policing, law, corrections and criminology - in the introductory courses and can specialize in their area of choice through upper level electives.

Graduates of the criminal justice program pursue careers in a variety of public and private service areas such as:

  • Correction institutions
  • Court systems
  • Federal, state and local government
  • Law enforcement agencies
  • Security
  • Probation
  • Legal assisting
  • Social service and public assistance agencies

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