Learn how to prevent terrorism, track down cyber criminals, analyze a crime scene, and examine forensic evidence. Criminal Justice is more than becoming a cop or lawyer.
What’s the Future of the Death Penalty?
From the summer of 2020 through the beginning of 2021, the federal government executed 13 people in about six months – after only executing three people in the previous 56 years.
Our professors range from forensic anthropologists to lawyers to police officers. Learn from experts that not only know how to teach the material, but have also lived it.
Our coursework covers a wide-range of careers within the field of Criminal Justice. In Cyber Crime and Digital Forensics you’ll learn about “hacker” sub-culture and other cybercrimes. Our Race and Crime course examines the interplay between race/ethnicity and crime in the American justice system. Examine sources of information and the portrayal of criminals in mainstream media in our Crime and Media course.
Criminal Justice students have the opportunity to work with our University Police to gain valuable hands-on experience while ensuring a safe and secure campus. University Police is a fully functioning police department with a call center, patrolling officers, and K-9 unit.
Why Study Criminal Justice?
The Criminal Justice system isn’t going anywhere soon, but it is changing. Be part of the change.