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Criminal Justice Minor

Protect and Serve Your Future

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Keeping the public safe is a rewarding and demanding responsibility. Careers in criminal justice require an unwavering commitment to serve and protect the community and uphold the integrity of the law. If these values align with your own, then strengthen your degree with a criminal justice minor from Post University. This could be your first step toward a career in federal, state and local levels of law enforcement; security management; public and private investigating; or other related areas in the criminal justice field.

This minor adds relevant training to your major program and supports your career aspirations — not only in the criminal justice field but also in other fields that may require some criminal justice background. For a total of 15 credit hours, your criminal justice minor classes include:

  • Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • Introduction to Corrections
  • Juvenile Justice
  • Theoretical Criminology
  • One open elective

Through our faculty of professionals who bring extensive criminal justice experience to the classroom, you’ll develop the skills and foundational knowledge you need to succeed in your chosen field.


3CRJ101 Introduction to Criminal Justice3 crs
4CRJ103 Introduction to Corrections3 crs
5CRJ201 Juvenile Justice3 crs
6CRJ404 Theoretical Criminology3 crs
7CRJ Elective3 crs

Unlike other criminal justice programs, ours is designed to fit your schedule, so you can complete your degree on your terms. Take classes at our Connecticut campus or online, whichever is best for you to balance work, school and life — and if you run into challenges, our academic advisors are here to help. Not all criminal justice schools offer this personal approach and one-on-one attention.

Pledge to advance your degree and career with a criminal justice minor from Post University. This minor would be a great addition and specialization for our Legal Studies and Human Services bachelor degree programs. Contact our admissions representatives today, and they can answer any additional questions you have.  

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