criminal justice​​​​​​

Investigate ​career opportunities With a criminal justice degree!

The criminal justice program at The University of Findlay will put you on t​he path to a successful and productive career.​

  • Forensic science

  • Juvenile justice

  • Homeland security

  • Corrections

  • The legal profession

What distinguishes The University of Findlay’s criminal justice bachelor's degree from others is our commitment to enriching you with the knowledge, skills and judgment necessary to become recognized leaders in the criminal justice field.

Student Engagement Opportunities

Get involved with the many clubs and organizations offered on campus. With nearly 80, you’re sure to find people that share your interests including the Criminal Justice and Forensic Science Club.

The student-run Criminal Justice  and Forensic Science Club offers learning opportunities:

  • Ride-alongs with local police agencies

  • Active participation in real-life law enforcement scenarios through utilization of Firearm Training Simulators

  • Stimulating conversations with professionals and experts in the criminal justice field

  • Tours of male and female prisons and jails and area crime labs

Looking for more evidence that our program is excellent?

Click on the links below for more proof.

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 Hear more from a student

Andrew C. Baldridge

Memorial Criminal Justice Student of the Year Award

Andrew was a 2006 graduate of The University of Findlay. He earned a BS in business management with a minor in criminal justice. Andrew lost his life in the line of duty serving as an officer for the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

Award Recipients

200​8-09            Timothy ​Reddick

2009-10            Sa​rah Everly

                           Micha​el Hoops

2010-11            Joseph D. Schroeder

                           Matthew John Randall​

2011-12            Victoria Chamberlin

                           Travis Scoby

2012-13            Elise Stone


                           Philip Reddick

                           David Wajda