Criminal justice is a program that studies the processes, institutions and administrations of criminal justice in the United States. The program of study prepares students for a variety of careers in law enforcement, corrections and the courts. In addition, the criminal justice program provides a solid foundation for those wishing to attend law school or graduate school.

Career options include Law enforcement (e.g., state police), corrections officer, agents of the F.B.I., Secret Service, Treasury Department, drug enforcement, Customs and the Marshall’s Service, probation/parole agent, private security, investigator, attorney, court administrator, and counselor in various agencies involved in substance/domestic abuse and social rehabilitation.

Opportunities for Graduate Studies

  • Law school
  • Graduate school in criminal justice