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A degree in criminal justice offers a wide range of outstanding professional opportunities and is one of the nation’s fastest-growing academic disciplines. The criminal justice program fosters the necessary skills for careers in the field including critical thinking skills, ethical decision-making, communication skills, quantitative reasoning, an understanding of diversity and technology and computing skills. With over 30 years of experience, Salem State University’s criminal justice program is well qualified to provide students with the necessary skills for a successful career in this field, advancing the career of current professionals and for entry into graduate school. To ensure our graduates are well prepared for the professional workforce, our faculty provides a challenging and intellectually stimulating classroom environment combined with real world experience in the field through supervised internships and service learning options.

Degree Programs

Undergraduate and Combined Undergraduate/Graduate Degrees

  • Criminal Justice

    BS
    Undergraduate
  • Criminal Justice

    BS/MS
    Combined Undergraduate + Graduate

Minors and Concentrations

  • Criminal Justice

    Minor
    Undergraduate
  • Criminal Investigation

    Concentration
    Undergraduate
  • Administration

    Concentration
    Combined Undergraduate + Graduate
  • Criminology

    Concentration
    Combined Undergraduate + Graduate
  • Geo-Information Science

    Concentration
    Combined Undergraduate + Graduate
  • Administration

    Concentration
    Graduate
  • Criminology

    Concentration
    Graduate
  • Geo-Information Science

    Concentration
    Graduate
  • Administration

    Concentration
    Undergraduate

Graduate Degrees

  • Criminal Justice

    MS
    Graduate

Certificates and Licensure Programs

  • Correctional Administration

    Certificate
    Undergraduate
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