Criminal Justice, B.A.

The Criminal Justice program focuses on the issues of law, crime, law enforcement, corrections, and the criminal justice system.

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Program Description

The Criminal Justice program at UWF prepares students to assume entry-level positions in various criminal justice occupations and to eventually assume administrative responsibilities, to conduct research in the field, or to pursue advanced degrees. 

Students majoring in Criminal Justice are not permitted to dual major in Legal Studies or minor in Legal Studies.

An accelerated bachelors to masters program is available for exceptionally well qualified students.  Please see the requirements for this program in the online UWF catalog.

Career Opportunities

  • Corrections
  • Law Enforcement
  • Federal
  • Courts/Legal
  • Juvenile Justice

Department Contact

Diane Scott
Associate Dean, Professor, and Interim Chair
Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice
(850) 857-6349

Catalog Description
Department's Website


Download the Criminal Justice Academic Learning Compact: Criminal-Justice-ALC (PDF)
Download the Criminal Justice Curriculum Map: Criminal-Justice-(CMUG) (PDF)
What to do with a Major in CEPS -- Criminology and Criminal Justice

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