College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Sociology and Criminology

About This Program

The Criminology and Justice Studies undergraduate major combines coursework in law, psychology, sociology and other fields to provide a comprehensive understanding of crime and justice. With experienced faculty and opportunities for research and practical experience, this program prepares you for a successful career in a wide range of criminal justice roles. Read more...

Contact Information

Program Delivery

  • Delivery:
    • Mostly online
    • In person
  • Location:
    • Ashtabula Campus
    • East Liverpool Campus
    • Kent Campus
    • Salem Campus
    • Stark Campus
    • Trumbull Campus
    • Tuscarawas Campus

Examples of Possible Careers and Salaries*

First-line supervisors of correctional officers

  • -7.8% decline
  • 48,700 number of jobs
  • $60,910 potential earnings

First-line supervisors of police and detectives

  • 5.2% faster than the average
  • 126,100 number of jobs
  • $92,970 potential earnings

Public safety telecommunicators

  • 6.2% faster than the average
  • 98,300 number of jobs
  • $43,290 potential earnings

* Source of occupation titles and labor data comes from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook. Data comprises projected percent change in employment over the next 10 years; nation-wide employment numbers; and the yearly median wage at which half of the workers in the occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less.