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A Criminal Justice Degree with Real-World Results
UMass Lowell's Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice features a strong concentration of criminal justice courses combined with a traditional, well-rounded liberal arts education. The program equips students for careers focused on keeping people, neighborhoods and nations safe by enabling them to explore timely issues including violence and victims, justice-involved mental health populations, police innovations, national security and data-driven practice.
Providing a balanced presentation of current topics in the field, the diverse curriculum for this criminology degree includes a selection of courses that cover areas such as criminal law, corrections, policing, emergency management, homeland security, terrorism, hate crime, criminal profiling, victimology and violence.