It is my pleasure to welcome you to our Criminal Justice Program at Stevenson University. The Criminal Justice Program is housed within the School of Humanities and Social Sciences. Criminal Justice is an interdisciplinary social science involving the study of crime and societal responses to it. Stevenson University's Criminal Justice Program offers a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice and a Minor in Criminal Justice.
If you are interested in the field of criminal justice, you have come to the right place.
Our faculty is dedicated professionals that have both the academic credentials and practical experience to offer you a state-of-the-art education in many facets of the discipline of criminal justice as well as provide counseling for your future careers in the field. Our program is dedicated to excellence in engaged learning. In addition, our faculty is committed to research that advances teaching and the knowledge-base of the field of criminal justice and also research that has policy implications and serves the goals of improving the quality of ethics and justice in the criminal justice system.
The Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Criminal Justice at Stevenson University provides a multi-disciplinary study of the structure and dynamics of the criminal justice system at the local, state, national, and international levels including the functioning of law enforcement, courts, and correctional agencies. Through our exciting internships and field practicum in public, private and international agencies and research opportunities, you will be able to apply what you have learned in the classroom to real world problems and critically examine how justice is administered in our society and globally as well as confront the fundamental issues in the criminal justice system today. Our students are provided with the skills to conduct original research and to critically evaluate agency-generated research and policies. The curriculum’s strong social science component not only prepares students for careers in the criminal justice system but for advanced graduate studies as well.
Dr. Hamin Shabazz
Criminal Justice Program Coordinator