Our Department

About Our Department

Justice Studies Department began as the “Police School” in 1930, offering the first complete college education program for future police officers as an academic program in a regular academic curriculum, otherwise known as a “college major;” this was the first major in the field called Criminal Justice. Through time, scholars found that criminal justice and social justice are intricately intertwined. 

Five Pillars

  • Criminal Justice Studies
  • Criminology
  • Forensic Science
  • Legal Studies
  • Human Rights


Today We Offer Multiple Degrees: