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C.W. Post Campus College of Management

College of Management

School of Public Service

B.A. in Criminal Justice M.S. in Criminal Justice B.A./M.S. in Criminal Justice

About the Department of Criminal Justice

Prepare for a service-oriented career in criminal justice by earning a Bachelor of Arts, a Master of Science or an Accelerated B.A./M.S. in Criminal Justice from the C.W. Post Campus of Long Island University.

Your coursework will cover the ins and outs of the criminal justice system, ranging from a suspect’s entry into the system through to correctional reform programs. In between, you will study prosecution, pretrial services, adjudication, sentencing and sanctions.

In addition to coursework, you will gain first-hand experience about the criminal justice system through internships. Our students have worked for the courts, social service agencies, research institutes, probation departments, alternatives-to-incarceration agencies, correctional facilities and other venues.

The college’s ideal location on Long Island, and its close proximity to New York City, offers access to excellent internships and guest lecturers from police departments, branches of leading criminal justice organizations, state and federal courts, law firms, correctional facilities, and social service agencies.

Our professors are renowned experts and published authors, specializing in all areas of the criminal justice field, from terrorism to organized crime to women in policing. They will help you understand you what it’s like to work in the trenches, day in and day out. You will graduate from our program well prepared for a career in probation, parole, law enforcement, court administration, corrections, juvenile justice, diversionary programs and security management.

Long Island University C.W. Post Campus College of Management