Enforcing the law, apprehending criminals and protecting the community are all part of what you’ll learn in the criminal justice program at UND. Criminal justice allows you to gain expertise and training in many different aspects of law enforcement, from corrections to immigration. Start your path to being an integral part of keeping your community safe today!
Whether you’re interested in becoming an FBI agent or victim advocate, the wealth of knowledge you’ll learn in the program will prepare you for any career in the field. Some courses you might take include:
- Introduction to Criminal Justice
- Introduction to Corrections
- Juvenile Delinquency
- Criminal Law
- Sociological Research Methods
Through student organizations, cooperative education and internships, or simply time spent with a professor discussing course topics, you can gain extensive amounts of additional knowledge about the topics you’re most interested in.
After completing the prerequisite courses, you’re able to register for an internship or experiential learning opportunity. Our students have found internships in many different fields.
Clubs and Organizations
If you’d like to learn more about criminal justice and participate in fun activities outside of class time, consider joining one of the student groups at UND related to criminal justice like:
Many career paths can follow this degree, such as:
- Probation/parole officer
- Correctional officer
- Police officer
- State Highway Patrol
- U.S. Customs and Border Patrol
- U.S. Immigration Service
- Juvenile officer
- Victim advocate
- Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms
- Secret Service
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