Mission & Vision


  1. To prepare students for careers in criminal justice and related fields.
  2. To prepare students for post-graduate and professional education.
  3. To expose students to various types of research methodologies.
  4. To expose students to the interdisciplinary nature of criminal justice.
  5. To develop critical and analytical thinking skills and an understanding of the scientific method.
  6. To develop effective oral and written communication skills.
  7. To instill awareness of and promote adherence to the highest ethical standards.
  8. To bridge theory, practice, and research.
  9. To foster global learning and community engagement.
  10. To understand and raise awareness of issues involving diversity and discrimination.
  11. To provide opportunities for research and collaborative professional activities.
  12. To learn and utilize current technological applications for research and practice.


A pioneer of high-quality, comprehensive, and global criminal justice education, experience, and research at the undergraduate and graduate levels.