​​​​​Criminal Justice​​​​​​

Investigate career opportunities with a criminal justice degree!

The criminal justice program at the University of Findlay will put you on the path to a successful and productive career. Graduates with a degree in criminal justice are prepared to pursue a number of careers in areas including, but not limited to:
  • Fraud

  • Juvenile justice

  • Homeland security

  • Corrections

  • Law enforcement

  • Legal Profession

  • Probation

  • Private Sector

  • Governmental agencies

Many believe that a criminal justice bachelor's degree is about becoming a police officer, but there is a vast array of subfields that require the knowledge, skills and judgment that this program prepares you for. Click here to see a long list of career possibilities.  

Are you interested in focusing on fraud investigation and white collar crimes? We offer a major that specializes in that area as well. 


Hear criminal justice major Alyssa McWilliams talk about her University of Findlay experience. Click here to learn more.  

Student Engagement Opportunities

At Findlay, there are many clubs and organizations offered on campus that you can get involved in. With nearly 80, you’re sure to find people that share your interests including the student-run Criminal Justice and Forensic Science Club.

Criminal Justice and Forensic Science Club offers:

  • 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