Criminal Justice FAQ
What can I do with a degree in Criminal Justice?
With a degree in Criminal Justice you are qualified to apply for positions including, but not limited to:
Police Officer State Trooper
Offender Ministry Chaplain
Forensics Diplomatic Security
Private Security Secret Service
FBI Special Agent Forensic Photography
Border Patrol DEA Agent
Victim Advocacy Counselor
Can I declare a minor and still graduate within 4 years?
Yes! Many students declare minors and have no difficulty graduating on time. Some of the more popular minors for Criminal Justice majors to declare are Psychology, Anthropology, Communications, or Counseling.
Can I study abroad?
Yes! Many Criminal Justice students have studied abroad! The four-year schedule for the major is very flexible, so students may study abroad anywhere they are interested in for one, or possibly two semesters. Many majors spend time at the Philadelphia campus at Temple University as well.
What is the normal class size?
About 15-20 students.
What is the male/famle ratio?
It is about the same as the campus ratio, 40/60
Are there any relevant work experience opportunities on campus?
Department of Public Safety
Events Traffic Control
What are some interesting electives I could take outside of the Criminal Justice department?
Introduction to Urban Sociology
Dynamics of Family Interaction
Women and Men in American Society