Studies in criminal justice

The required core courses include traditional instruction in criminal justice systems as well as extensive work in research methodology and a foundational focus on restorative and social justice issues. At least nine hours of electives are required for a major.

Every student works to develop an internship around specific career goals. Each placement receives active, personal oversight from a faculty member. An opportunity to spend a semester in Northern Ireland studying conflict management is available for students interested in pursuing jobs in the federal government or the international arena.

Criminal justice majors have enjoyed high placement rates in local and state law enforcement agencies with graduates also securing highly competitive jobs in corrections institutions and federal agencies including the United States Secret Service.  >>> occupational outlook

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four-year plans provide guidance to earning a major in criminal justice, beginning in a odd year,  or in an even year

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