Criminal Justice Program within the Business Administration Degree

The Business Administration Major with a program in Criminal Justice provides students with an essential foundation in business and skills for either direct entry into the workplace or entrance to graduate programs in business. The primary objective of this major is to provide a well-rounded, business-oriented program in which students may achieve skills with the IW philosophies of critical thinking, problem-solving, communication skills, and civic engagement.

Criminal Justice Concentration Requirements:

Complete all of the following:

  • CJ 231 Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • CJ 260 Criminal Law and Individual Rights
  • CJ 307 Criminology
  • CJ 355 Law Enforcement
  • PSYC 131 General Psychology
  • Two CJ 3/400-level courses

Business Administration Requirements:

  • All concentrations are required to complete the core business requirements
criminal justice

Career Opportunities in Criminal Justice

  • Corrections Administrator
  • Program Director
  • Probation and Parole Officer
  • Law Enforcement Administration
  • Court Administrator
  • Corrections Manager
  • Emergency Management Coordinator
  • Forensic Accountant
  • Paralegal
  • Social Worker

  • Court and Appeals Processes
  • Case Manager
  • Social Services
  • Family Service Coordinator
  • Arbitrator
  • Legal Assistant
  • Legal Secretary
  • Community Control Specialist
  • Civil Service Administrator
  • Development Worker

Career Outcomes

2021 Median Pay
Forensic Accountant