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The undergraduate Criminal Justice program at the University of Central Oklahoma was formulated to meet the needs of students who want to obtain employment in various agencies of the criminal justice system. View a list of scholarships in this department.

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Criminal Justice Majors will be able to:

  • Communicate clearly and effectively to an audience of their peers
  • Demonstrate depth of knowledge and skills related to the processes and issues in criminal justice
  • Communicate clearly and effectively in their writing
  • Engage in research opportunities
  • Ethically synthesize and properly document source material according to the American Psychological Association (APA) citation standards

Degree Sheet 

Student Organizations

The School of Criminal Justice has two student organizations – the Criminal Justice Club and Alpha Phi Sigma, the Criminal Justice Honor Society. Both organizations help to support Criminal Justice students during their time in the program.


Career Opportunities

There are various career opportunities available for Criminal Justice majors, including: 

  • Corrections
  • Probation
  • Parole
  • Juvenile justice
  • Mentoring
  • Victim’s assistance
  • Counseling
  • Casework

View a career guide for Criminal Justice majors.

Community Opportunities

Take advantage of these opportunities in the metro which may spark your interest and even boost your resume.