BA in Criminal Justice

Are you ready to make a positive difference in your community? Criminal Justice majors work in all branches of public and private life, using their skills to bring peace of mind to neighborhoods, businesses, and emerging markets around the world. No matter what kind of job you’re looking for in Criminal Justice, you need a program focused on experiential learning and internships, with a curriculum built on ethical and sustainable security practices.

Our Criminal Justice faculty have worked across industries in law enforcement, corrections, forensics, research, counterterrorism, cybersecurity, military, and social work. Their years of real-world experience breathe life into our Criminal Justice curriculum and prepare students like you for the realities of these rewarding careers.

Our core curriculum is grounded in the liberal arts and adaptable to our five core tracks, including a focus on counterterrorism, courts, law enforcement, policy, and social work.

Your Choice for Criminal Justice Internships

When it’s time for you to find your Criminal Justice internship, you’ll start to see one of the biggest advantages of a small, private education. Our faculty have professional connections in departments and precincts across New England, and our alumni network helps aspiring young professionals like yourself. They stand ready to assist you in finding unique opportunities for experiential learning. Ultimately, everyone in the Herd is here to guide you toward a fulfilling internship so you can explore different career options and find the Criminal Justice job that’s right for you.

  • CT Dept. of Emergency Services
  • MA State Police Detective Unit
  • MA State Police Fire & Bomb Squad
  • RI State Police
  • Joseph Mure Jr. & Associates
  • Western MA Regional Women’s Correctional Center
  • Monaghan Leahy LLC
  • Dudley PD
  • Brockton PD
  • Vernon PD
  • DC Metropolitan PD
  • Worcester Trial Court
  • Framingham District Court
  • Hamden County Sheriff’s Dept.
  • Worcester County Sheriff’s Dept.
  • RI Dept. of Corrections

Are you ready?

To be proud of what you do?

To use data for good?

To collaborate with your community?

To make a positive change?

To look out for others?

To make split second decisions?

Great Jobs for Criminal Justice Majors

Criminal Justice is a flexible major for anyone who wants to make a difference in their community.

  • State Trooper
  • Police Officer
  • Court Reporter
  • Forensic Technician
  • Detective
  • Private Investigator
  • Crime Scene Investigator
  • Parole or Probation Officer
  • Social Worker
  • Advocate
  • Dispatcher
  • Paralegal

How do I secure a great career?

Meet your Faculty

Criminal Justice Courses

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