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The Department of Criminology, Criminal Justice, and Legal Studies will challenge students both intellectually and pragmatically to prepare them for a career in the criminal justice system, including policing, courts, corrections, juvenile justice, and private security, or for graduate school.

Annually the department provides undergraduate and graduate academic and needs–based scholarships. For more detailed information, please check out the rest of our website and feel free to contact any of our faculty members or the department advisor.

Our department offers a Master of Science in Criminal Justice program delivered via multiple formats, including traditional, online, and blended classes. The program can be completed full- or part-time. This is an excellent opportunity for pre-service and in-service learners to work and learn while earning their master’s degree.