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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.

B.A. in Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice Minor

Cybersecurity Minor

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 student Christopher Vetter

After Kean

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

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Kean’s criminal justice program ranks among the 50 Best Value Colleges for a Criminal Justice Degree in the U.S.

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