Legal Studies

School of Applied Sciences, University of Mississippi

Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

UM students seeking the Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice gain a rich understanding of crime and criminal justice in the United States and abroad.


Restorative Justice

Students get experiential learning and volunteer opportunities.

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Criminal Procedure

Faculty member, Danny Hall, reviews the warrant process.


Combatting Terrorism

Dr. Francis Boateng discusses religious terrorism.

The program in criminal justice is designed as both a four-year major and as an affiliated program for students transferring from community colleges, providing students with excellent academic training and experience through our classes and internship program. The program is designed to prepare students to take an active role in the fields of criminal justice and homeland security.

Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice students may focus on one of the areas below: