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Welcome to our Undergraduate Program

We offer a major and a minor in Criminal Justice. The program provides students with a strong liberal arts education, with majors completing coursework in theory and research methods alongside specialized courses in criminal justice topics. Students also participate in a semester-long internship in a criminal justice agency.

Environmental portrait of undergraduate student Allison Reid at the Building Bridges mural on the Food for the Soul restaurant in Athens.
Environmental portrait of undergraduate student Allison Reid at the Building Bridges mural on the Food for the Soul restaurant in Athens.



A Criminal Justice major leads to a Bachelor of Arts Degree and offers undergraduate students the opportunity to pursue studies leading to a career in administration of justice, related fields, or select professional and graduate programs.

Program Information and Resources

Major Degrees
Detailed information about undergraduate degrees

More information about our Minor in Criminal Justice Studies

Alumni have gone on to positions in law enforcement, corrections, probation, juvenile justice, corporate security, social services, judicial administration, and other government agencies, including military service.

Application and Admission
Information and deadlines for admission into the program

Advising and Registration
Contacts for Undergraduate advisement

Undergraduate Courses & Course Schedules
See all course descriptions and up to date course schedules. 

Access syllabi for current and past Criminal Justice courses.

The internship semester is an important part of the undergraduate program in Criminal Justice at the University of Georgia.

Study Abroad
Explore Study Abroad opportunity in Liverpool England.

The Criminal Justice Studies Program at the University of Georgia is pleased to offer financial assistance.

Find out the answers to some of our most frequently asked questions.

Requesting Letters of Recommendation
Information on how to request letters of recommendation for admission to law school or graduate school.

Several career academic, private, and public pathway resources

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