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Criminal Justice

The Criminal Justice program offers undergraduate students an opportunity to develop the skills and knowledge required for career opportunities in the public and private sector. This program is structured on the liberal arts core curriculum and includes a focus on current trends in criminal justice such as homeland security, emergency management and planning, white collar crime, high tech crime, and criminal/fire investigations. Career readiness requires developing skills in communication, behavioral sciences, quantitative/qualitative analysis, and dynamic experiential learning opportunities and required internships. The criminal justice program provides a well-rounded education for sustained professionalism and personal growth.

Public sector positions include the court system, FBI, IRS, Homeland Security, juvenile program worker, correctional officer, state trooper and local police officer positions. Private opportunities include positions as a corporate security officer, industrial security specialist, and fraud investigator.