Criminal Justice

At Maryville University in St. Louis, our Criminal Justice/Criminology students develop an understanding and appreciation of the dynamics related to criminality, the law and its enforcement. The interdisciplinary approach examines crime as a social phenomenon by combining theoretical learning with professional field-based education. Graduates of the program are prepared for graduate work or to take on careers in fields such as law enforcement, corrections, community service, and probation and parole services.

Why Choose Criminal Justice / Criminology At Maryville University

Throughout your studies at Maryville, you can expect a student-centered, academically rigorous and market-relevant education focused on your personal and career and goals.
  • Expert faculty members are passionate about mentoring and helping each student identify a strong career path.
  • Professional connections are emphasized in learning experiences both inside and outside the classroom.
  • We are committed to a technology-forward learning environment.
  • Maryville continually updates curriculums with input from business and professional leaders to keep pace with the needs of employers.