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What You Learn

You will gain real-world insight into the American legal system and contemporary issues in policing, corrections, victimology, and advocacy.

  • Attend guest lectures from top security professionals at the FBI, Secret Service and other federal, state and local agencies

  • Practice investigation techniques, including crime scene methodologies

  • Learn about diverse cultures

  • Study abroad in London and the Netherlands

  • Build a professional network through internships at local, state and federal law enforcement agencies

A 2.5 minimum GPA is required to enter the criminal justice program.

Kean also offers a cybersecurity minor that will prepare you to identify, analyze and mitigate security breaches.

Program Options:

B.A. in Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice Minor

Also available

Students in building studying

Ever since I was young, I wanted to go into law enforcement. Kean professors have a lot of professional experience in the field and inside information.

Christopher Vetter
Class of 2020
Kean Criminal Justice and cybersecurity student Christopher Vetter

After Kean

Best Online Value- Criminal Justice

Kean criminal justice graduates are working in law enforcement, corrections, law,intelligence, government, social services and in business. Possible careers include:

  • Police Officer 
  • New Jersey State Trooper
  • FBI Agent
  • CIA Agent
  • Secret Service Agent
  • Lawyer
  • Judge
  • Private Detective
  • Corporate Security Officer




Ranked No. 5 in the nation for value by Guide to Online Schools.

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