Criminology and Criminal Justice

UMass Boston

The criminology and criminal justice major provides a social scientific grounding to issues of crime and criminal justice. Students explore the nature of criminal behavior and its causes, as well as society's responses, through course work on topics such as criminology, juvenile justice, policing, the criminal courts, and more.
CIP Code: 43.0104

Undergraduate Bachelors On-Campus / In-Person

Possible Career Paths

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary | First-Line Supervisors of Correctional Officers | First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives

UMass Boston

The University of Massachusetts Boston is a nationally-ranked public research university known for its inclusive culture, student-centered teaching and deep connections to the booming economy and rich civic life of Boston. Nationally recognized as a model of excellence for urban public research universities, UMass Boston is the most diverse research university in the Northeast.