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Criminal Justice

The study of criminal justice offers students the opportunity to study issues of crime and justice that are critical to the functioning of a healthy society. Among the issues are understanding patterns and causes of crime, the challenges facing criminal justice agencies as they seek to balance crime control with preservation of civil liberties, and the growing importance of security management in what has been called the “risk society.”


Graduates pursue careers in a range of industries, excelling in jobs that demand deep knowledge of sociology, psychology and security.

Alumni work at: 

  • Departments of corrections
  • General Motors
  • Government agencies
  • MotorCity Casino Hotel
  • Quicken loans
  • State police agencies
  • Sparrow Health Systems

Alumni work as: 

  • Adult probation and parole agents
  • Behavioral health associate
  • Child protective services specialists
  • Global security intelligence analysts
  • Loss prevention associates
  • Mortgage bankers
  • Youth specialists

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