Welcome to the Department of Criminal Justice
With about 500 students, Criminal Justice is the second largest major in The Citadel’s 2,800 undergraduate student body. We offer a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice that combines relevant knowledge in the field with the distinctive Citadel educational experience.
For adult learners, working professionals, and those outside the Charleston region, The Citadel's Degree Completion program offers a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice, 100% online.
For students needing advanced analytical skills, Criminal Justice offers a Master of Arts in Social Science.
Core teaching faculty in the Criminal Justice Department hold PhDs, specialize in a variety of relevant areas within the field of criminal justice, and are active scholars. The department has an extended set of practitioner teachers who provide real world experience for students.
Student clubs, travel opportunities, access to guest speakers and conferences, and the unique Citadel atmosphere create the right educational environment to produce well-rounded, principled leaders at both the undergraduate and graduate level.
Please take a moment to browse our department's website to learn more about our dynamic faculty, our engaging curriculum, and our incredible students. Or, browse our department's facebook page.