Criminal Justice


In the criminal justice degree programs, you’ll take courses that help you understand the theoretical and methodological roots of contemporary criminological inquiry. You’ll also take applied courses in criminal justice.

Careers for Criminal Justice Majors

Law Enforcement



Private Investigation

National Security

Contact Us

For general questions about the Criminal Justice Program, email us at Please make sure to leave your full student name, student ID, and details on how we may assist you. Please note that each professor in the department is available to advise students.

Kerryn Bell, PhD

Department Chair and Professor
Department of Sociology and Justice Studies; Advisor for Last Names N-Z
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Patterson Hall 311Q

Lynn Burks-Herres

Secretary Senior
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Dale M. Lindekugel, PhD

Advisor for Last Names A-M
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Patterson Hall 329-C

Alex Davis, PhD

Criminal Justice
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Patterson Hall 329

Latoya R. Burt, PhD

Adjunct Faculty
Criminal Justice
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Patterson Hall 329