Just like on TV, a criminal justice career requires not only cutting-edge technology, but also research skills combined with a comprehensive and critical understanding of the criminal justice system.
Start with a Criminal Justice degree and join the more than 1,000 students who have graduated from Loyola with this degree since 1960. Loyola offers discounts to members of local law enforcement agencies seeking bachelor's degrees. You can also minor in forensic science or criminal justice.
We also offer two graduate programs, including a Master of Criminal Justice and a Master of Science in Criminal Justice Administration. Find out more about our programs.
Paula Jewell, a current junior majoring in Criminal Justice and minoring in Forensic Science and English literature, recently completed a seven-month internship with the Innocence Project of New Orleans.
At this semester's convocation for faculty and staff, Dr. Rae Taylor was presented with the 2011 University Faculty Senate Award for Excellence in Research. This is particularly exciting to the Department of Criminal Justice as it is quite rare for a junior faculty member to receive this honor.