Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice

101 Opportunities, One Program – Let Criminal Justice at Canisius Take You Places

The study of criminal justice touches many facets of law and order, at all levels of government and the corrections system.  A degree in criminal justice from Canisius can lead to over one hundred different careers, including CIA/FBI Agent, Police Officer, U.S. Marshall, and Criminal Psychologist, and many pursue careers in law, or in graduate level work in criminal justice or forensic psychology. 

Why Study Criminal Justice at Canisius

  • Criminal justice graduates are in law enforcement jobs across the nation at all levels – local, state, and federal.
  • Internships with federal, state, and local agencies earn academic credit for criminal justice majors.
  • Criminal justice majors frequently dual major with psychology, political science, or sociology.
  • With a GPA of 3.2 in criminal justice courses, criminal justice majors can become members of Alpha Phi Sigma, the national criminal justice honor society.
  • Criminal Justice faculty has both academic expertise (cultural anthropologists and sociologists) and professional experience (judges, attorneys, and law enforcement officers).

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