We give students a solid background in leadership, law, and the meaning of justice.

Husson can help you prepare for many careers in the criminal justice field, as well as help you advance in a career you have already started. Husson students can choose from a variety of degree options in Criminal Justice including: Associate's degree, Bachelor's degree, Dual Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice and Psychology, Dual Bachelor's and Master's degree (completed in 5 years), and the Master's degree in Criminal Justice Administration. Undergraduate students in this program may choose from a wide range of internships and attend the Maine Criminal Justice Academy in their senior year to pursue certification to become eligible for employment as a full-time law enforcement officer upon graduation.

The Master of Science in Criminal Justice Administration Program incorporates the strengths in the traditional areas of law, budgeting, and policy-making, with careful attention to the development of skills in communication, interpersonal relations, psychology and leadership essential to effective performance in organizations.

Criminal Justice Program Associations and Partnerships


The following will take you to the homepages for each organization:

NOTE: ANY FELONY OR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE OR CLASS D MISDEMEANOR CONVICTION, OR ANY SIGNIFICANT PRIOR OR CURRENT DRUG USE WILL DISQUALIFY MOST PEOPLE SEEKING JOBS IN LAW ENFORCEMENT, CORRECTIONS, PROBATION/PAROLE, OR FORENSICS.