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Criminal Justice

Campus Location: 
Grand Island
School of Graduate and Professional Studies

A criminal justice major will provide you with an understanding of the nature of delinquency and crime, and the personnel, institutions and processes that prevent or respond to crime. 

The program also familiarizes students with current trends, research techniques, and technological advances in the criminal justice system. Such broad-based knowledge enables you to understand and evaluate the kinds of societal needs and issues that are impacting criminal justice practice and reform and become an effective problem-solver in the criminal justice community. Course work may include such topics as corrections and judicial systems, criminal law and the legal process, police-community relations, white collar and organized crime investigations, and criminal procedure and evidence.