Criminal Justice Bachelor of Arts (BA)

Investigate a Variety of Career Options with a Criminal Justice Degree

A Criminal Justice degree provides a solid foundation for the growing number of careers for law enforcement, probation and parole, corrections, security services, and criminal investigation.

For those who wish to enter the labor market upon completion of the criminal justice program, Marywood University provides excellent preparation for careers in law enforcement, criminal investigation, corrections, and probation, and parole.

Internships with local, state and national criminal justice agencies are available to qualified majors providing specific preparation for future employment.

Criminal justice students who wish to pursue further education in criminal justice, the program offers advanced standing in the Marywood graduate program in Criminal Justice, permitting qualified students to complete a master's degree in Criminal Justice in their fifth year of study at the University.

Top Employers

  • Federal Government
  • Law Firms
  • Police Departments
  • Local Government

Top Career Paths

  • Attorney
  • Judge
  • Police Officer
  • Criminal Investigator

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Undergraduate Admissions Requirements

  • Completed application
  • Official transcripts
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Official SAT and/or ACT test scores (Marywood is test optional)
  • Essay (optional)

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