Mission Statement for Criminal Justice

The Criminal Justice program at Husson University is committed to providing students with extensive practical and professional knowledge pertinent and responsive to the dynamic fields of employment in the Criminal Justice system. The faculty endeavors to teach students with sufficient depth, breadth and rigor to be able to critically examine issues related to crime, law and justice. The curriculum focuses on the application of law and theory through functional experiences. The program and faculty prepare students to be competitive for entry level positions in the criminal justice system, including, but not limited to, the areas of: law enforcement; probation and parole; corrections; juvenile justice; and the private system. Graduates of this program will possess strong skills in critical thinking, written and verbal communications, analysis and research, and ethical considerations.