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Criminal Justice

Become an agent of change. Study Criminal Justice at Villa Maria College.

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Turn Your Passion for Justice Into a Profession.

Change starts here.

Agents of change belong at Villa. If you are ready to make a positive impact on your community that lasts a lifetime and beyond, start here. Your understanding of the American justice system will allow you to confidently follow your instinct, become a leader, and create the change that benefits all future generations.





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Why Villa?

In the words of Professor Kevin Clarke, there’s no other college in Western New York that can provide you with the personalized attention and support Villa Maria can.

Students in Villa Maria’s Criminal Justice program benefit from the College’s deep connection to Buffalo’s East Side. Not only will you gain hands-on experience as a student, you’ll build a valuable network of like-minded and experienced professionals who share for passion for creating change.

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Villa's Criminal Justice Program

There are an unlimited number of opportunities within the Criminal Justice field, right here in Western New York and far beyond. If you’re ready to roll up your sleeves and make a difference in your community, a degree in Criminal Justice will help you get started.

Villa Maria’s newest academic program will prepare you to work in a wide-range of professions, all of which will allow you to positively impact the world around you.

Led by former Medaille University Professor Kevin Clarke, this program, the program includes courses in Crime and Society, Juvenile Justice, Policing in a Multicultural Community, Victimology, Psychology, Criminology, and more.

You’re able to choose your courses based on your own personal career aspirations, and you’ll complete two internships to help you prepare to succeed after graduation. Plus, at Villa Maria, you’ll get the full college experience: a growing athletics program, study abroad opportunities, diverse student life programming, and more!

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