The Criminal Justice program at Quinnipiac cultivates an appreciation of diversity, fosters social responsibility, and prepares you to engage as an informed and enlightened citizen.

  • Major & Minor Requirements
  • Research & Experiential Learning
    As part of the degree requirement, students majoring in Criminal Justice must complete a for-credit, semester-long internship of 120 hours during the fall or spring semester of their junior or senior year. Three credits will be awarded at the successful completion of on-site and in-class components of the department internship course. Our criminal justice majors have interned with federal, state and local law enforcement agencies, the Connecticut Juvenile Justice Alliance and the federal witness protection program, among others. LEARN MORE
  • Explore Your Future
    Check out our “What Can I Do With This Major?” tool to explore some possible career paths, and see where other graduates have gone. Many choose to pursue careers in law enforcement, social work, international peacekeeping and other related areas. Check out all of our career communities to explore your options and get started.

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