The criminal justice program at Regis College provides students with the opportunity for in-depth study of the field of criminal justice in preparation for a career in the field or continued graduate studies. The program is theoretically-grounded, empirically-rigorous, and policy-oriented, and it draws upon the evidenced-based and problem-solving traditions of the field of criminal justice to address complex questions of crime causation, control, and prevention. The curriculum emphasizes the important and transferable skills afforded by the liberal arts tradition at Regis including critical thinking, written and verbal communication, research, and problem solving.
The criminal justice major at Regis College offers students a comprehensive criminal justice core curriculum that is truly interdisciplinary and grounded in the theoretical, methodological, and applied policy traditions of criminal justice, as well as those related disciplines that have contributed to is core knowledge – sociology, political science, public administration, law, philosophy, and psychology.
Upon completion of the program, graduates can:
I had a great experience in the criminal justice program. The professors know their information and care about each student. I have been accepted into law school in San Diego after graduation with a goal of becoming a prosecutor.