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Criminal Justice



Minoring in Criminal Justice involves the study of how criminal conduct is investigated, arrests are made, evidence is gathered, charges are brought, defenses are raised, trials are conducted, sentences are rendered and punishment is carried out.


Course Length

20 Credit Hours


On Campus

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You’ll explore the criminal justice system from a bird’s-eye view within the realm of social and behavioral science.  You’ll also gain knowledge and skills that are important for careers in law or law enforcement.

Meet Our Faculty

Our world-class faculty use their decades of experience to nurture your success from the first day of class all the way to graduation— and beyond.

Janina Cich

Chair of the Department of Criminal Justice, Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice and Human Services Forensic Behavioral Health and Trauma, Resilie

Elizabeth Glynn Chambers, PH.D.

Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice

Jason Mereness

Criminal Justice Adjunct Professor

Career Support

The support system you’ll enjoy at CSP continues far past the day you receive your diploma. Our Office of Career Development helps students and alumni find meaningful work through job & internship assistance, networking opportunities, interview prep, and much more.