School of Justice Studies

Undergraduate Studies           Graduate Studies and Research

The School of Justice Studies provides a stimulating learning environment that promotes respect, tolerance, sensitivity and an open exchange of ideas regarding a wide range of cultural and intellectual differences.

Program Objectives

The purpose of undergraduate programs in the School of Justice Studies is to educate students to be critical thinkers who can communicate their thoughts effectively in oral and written form. Our programs will familiarize students with facts and concepts and teach them to apply this knowledge to related problems and changing situations.

Primary objectives of the School of Justice Studies is on developing students who have:

  • critical and creative thinking skills;
  • a sound understanding of the theoretical basis and principles of justice;
  • highly effective communication and analytical skills;
  • the ability for qualitative and quantitative reasoning;
  • a desire to engage the social world; and,
  • a deep understanding and appreciation of the importance of diversity;
  • the knowledge and skills to be future leaders in the field of justice.

The degree programs in Justice Studies give students the opportunity to develop knowledge and skills above the introductory level through a logically sequenced, coherent, and rigorous body of coursework.

All our programs in the School of Justice Studies are part of a broadly based degree program with a balance of general education, required and elective courses in justice and in related fields, and unrestricted electives wherever possible.