B.S. in Criminal Justice Administration

The Department of Criminal Justice Administration offers an undergraduate program designed for the development of knowledge and understanding of practices, theory, and concepts of justice administration, as well as to prepare students for professional careers in justice administration, law enforcement, and corrections. The major includes two specialized options and the student selects one depending on her/his career interest.

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The Department of Criminal Justice Administration is a fast-growing program that is listed as one of the most popular programs on campus. Students graduating with a BS in CRJA are currently employed in local communities and abroad in the areas of local, state, and federal law enforcement, corrections, community corrections, law and courts, community support services, and social work.

CSUEB Alumni Facebook page provides up-to-date information about current issues in criminal justice and employment opportunities. 

In 2012 Dr. Ituarte was awarded $320,000 through a Public Safety Enhancement grant, as part of Hayward Promise Neighborhoods, which brought youth court as an alternative to families living in Hayward and led to the creation of the University Role Models mentoring program. As part of this program, criminal justice students mentor and educate Hayward area youth and their families about public safety.  Follow University Role Models on their Facebook page.

The Forensic Science Club is comprised of both science and criminal justice students. Many of the activities involve re-enactments and analysis of crime scenes and field trips.

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