Academic Building, HC Suite 219
5151 Park Avenue
Fairfield, CT 06825
The department of Criminal Justice offers a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice as well as a Master of Arts in Criminal Justice. Our full-time and affiliate faculty members are accessible and eager to help you as you progress through this program. I encourage you to take advantage of their knowledge and expertise. You may contact our faculty through their email addresses.
The Department of Criminal Justice at Sacred Heart University is committed to and supports the goals of the University and the College of Arts and Sciences. Specifically, the Department of Criminal Justice is committed to providing its students with the proficiency, flexibility and expertise to meet the needs of an ever-changing technological and culturally diverse society. Ethical issues and concerns pervade every aspect of the field of criminal justice. It is, therefore, incumbent upon the Department of Criminal Justice to provide its students with the ability to effectively deal with these issues utilizing the fundamental moral principles of Judeo-Christian tradition. This includes obtaining a thorough knowledge of the various components of the field of criminal justice and how they relate to our increasingly diverse society. Upon completion of the Baccalaureate degree, graduates will be prepared to pursue graduate work in criminal justice, enter law school or obtain positions within the ever-expanding field of criminal justice.
The Department of Criminal Justice Goals
- To provide students with a comprehensive knowledge of the field of criminal justice.
- To develop within each student the ability to process and apply information.
- To provide students with an understanding of the need for ethics and leadership skills in the field of criminal justice.
- To give students an opportunity to test their knowledge through internships with criminal justice agencies.