College of Liberal Arts
Criminal justice courses focus on crime policy, the origins of criminal offending, and criminal justice issues that affect the multicultural U.S.-Mexico border region using up-to-date empirical research. Criminal justice majors may choose to complete an internship, research practicum, or service learning opportunities.
Work on interdisciplinary research with criminal justice and intelligence agencies
Identical 100% online program offered through Extended Ãå±±ÂÖ¼é's UTEP Connect
Degree is a pathway for students interested in crime scene evidence and testing
Nicole Cebak said the program’s passionate professors spur graduates to law or graduate degrees, or to law enforcement jobs. The Canada native worked as a graduate research assistant, and earned her M.S. in criminology and criminal justice at UTEP in December 2021. She is now employed as a data analyst at the El Paso Drug Court and is currently pursuing a Ph.D. at the Ãå±±ÂÖ¼é of Nevada, Las Vegas.
Graduates are prepared for jobs with local, state and federal criminal justice agencies such as law enforcement, courts, corrections, juvenile justice, and victim advocacy. Others go on to law school or to graduate school.
UTEP offers grants and scholarships that may cover your entire tuition.
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