Rochester Institute of Technology

Academic Program Overviews

Student Skills & Capabilities, Salary Data, Career Information 

Criminal Justice BS

Program Overview

Explore issues of law and justice as you evaluate the intended and unintended consequences of criminal justice policies and decision-making.

Degrees Awarded

  • Bachelor of Science

Enrollment

  • Approximately 79 students are enrolled in the program.

Cooperative Education & Experiential Education Component

  • Co-op is mandatory for this program.
  • Minimum co-op requirement: 1 block, 15 weeks/semester
  • Co-op availability: Fourth Year fall through summer

Salary Information

Co-op:   $12.50                     $9.00 - $15.89
BS:           ID

Student Skills & Capabilities

Through core courses, students are exposed to the widest possible range of perspectives from which to view crime and the nature of criminal justice administration, thus broadening their career options. During the first year, students select professional electives in a specific area of interest from courses offered in criminology, law enforcement, law, corrections, management and crime analysis, Data analysis, Crime analysis, and Crime mapping.

Job Titles

Police Officers; Correction Officers and Counselors; Probation Officers; US Postal Inspectors; Crime Analyst; US Marshals; Border Patrol Officers, Legal Assistant.

Selected Employer Hiring Partners

City of Rochester, Kodak, Pinkerton Security, National Park Service, Monroe County Sheriff, US Immigration & Naturalization, Monroe County Sheriff, Rochester Police Dept., District Attorney’s Office, US Customs and Border Patrol, US Secret Service, Monroe County Parks, NYS Dept. of Technology, Center for Public Safety Initiatives.

Contact Us

We appreciate your interest in your career and we will make every effort to help you succeed. Feel free to contact Lisa Monette, the career services coordinator who works with the Criminal Justice program. You can access information about services through our web site at https://www.rit.edu/careerservices.
 
Lisa Monette, Career Services Coordinator, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; 585.475.7413; 585.475.2301
Rochester Institute of Technology . Office of Career Services and Cooperative Education
Bausch & Lomb Center . 57 Lomb Memorial Drive . Rochester NY  14623-5603