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Criminal Justice hero


Learn all aspects of the criminal justice system, from policing to corrections and everything in between.

You'll find our graduates at work anywhere issues of justice and law enforcement arise.

Our program has close working relations with other disciplines to provide qualified personnel for all segments of the criminal justice system, as well as many related agencies of government. We provide a sound basic education in criminal justice for graduates who choose to pursue master, doctoral and law degrees. Our faculty have considerable experience as probation or corrections officers, prosecutors and police officers at every level of government.

Our program will prepare you to work in the following areas:

  • Law firms
  • Federal agencies
  • Child welfare
  • Private investigation
  • National defense
  • Police stations
  • State patrol
  • Border patrol

Beyond the basic required courses, you can pursue advanced courses in many areas including the historical, international, social science and legal facets of criminal justice.

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Criminal Justice Program
Dakota Hall
414 E. Clark St.
Vermillion, SD 57069


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