ASSAF courtyard during Spring Break 2019.Charlotte Jerdak, student
Earn your stripes
Gain a solid understanding of the causes of crime and application of justice in this criminal justice degree program. Study topics such as criminology, victimology, psychology and political studies and visit local law enforcement agencies. Learn from nationally recognized experts and speak with professionals in the field.
Full-time students enrolled in this program can participate in internships in Washington, D.C., for a semester. Once you have earned your criminal justice degree, you may go on to law school or work in a variety of law enforcement careers.
What you’ll learn as a criminal justice major
- Law and the courts
- Cross-disciplinary courses and how they influence the field of criminal justice
- In field-based assignments blending theoretical knowledge with practical experience