UWF's Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice focuses on the issues of crime, policing, the judiciary, corrections, juvenile justice, and crime victims. The program prepares students to assume entry level positions in various criminal justice occupations including those in law enforcement, probation and parole, correctional facilities, the courts, and private security. The degree also prepares students for graduate study. The program is offered on the Pensacola and Emerald Coast campuses. For specific program requirements, visit the Online UWF Catalog.
The purpose of UWF's bachelor of arts degree in criminal justice/social work is to facilitate the enrollment of students as dual-majors in both the Criminal Justice and Social Work Programs at the University of West Florida.* To earn a dual major in both Criminal Justice and Social Work, students must complete the following courses (63 credit hours) in addition to university requirements.
*CJ/SOW Dual Major is only available at Pensacola campus.
The Criminal Justice Accelerated Bachelor’s — Master’s (ABM) program provides the opportunity for high-performing, academically talented students to expeditiously complete the Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice and Master of Science in Criminal Justice degrees.
Students may minor in any of the following areas: