Do you want to serve and protect?

UNT’s Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice gives you the opportunity to begin or further your career in law enforcement or criminal justice. Our students prepare for challenging careers in public sector law enforcement, corrections, court-related employment, private sector loss prevention and corporate security, and investigative work.

Many UNT alumni are serving in agencies throughout the DFW region and beyond as police chiefs, supervisors and police officers; special agents at federal agencies; state law enforcement officers; supervisory staff at community corrections agencies, probation officers, parole officers, and correctional officers, among others.

Earn your BSCJ through UNT’s main campus, New College at Frisco or 100% Online.

Scholarships

Scholarships & more

The Department of Criminal Justice in UNT’s College of Health and Public Service offers scholarships to students each year, including:

  • J. Edgar Hoover Scholarship
  • Jacob Andrew Fritsch Memorial Scholarship.
  • Social Work/Title IV-E Child Welfare Scholarship

Your academic advisors

As a student majoring in Criminal Justice, Amanda Devaney (A-F), Brisa Finegan (G-O), and Terry Williams (P-Z), will help you select classes, explore career options and stay on track toward graduation during your time at UNT.


Amanda DeVaney
Academic Counselor
  Amanda.Devaney@unt.edu
 940-565-4115 (main)
  Chilton 289

Your academic advisors

As a student majoring in Criminal Justice, Amanda Devaney (A-F), Brisa Finegan (G-O), and Terry Williams (P-Z), will help you select classes, explore career options and stay on track toward graduation during your time at UNT.


Brisa Finegan
Academic Counselor
  brisa.finegan@unt.edu
 940-565-4115
  Chilton 289D

Your academic advisors

As a student majoring in Criminal Justice, Amanda Devaney (A-F), Brisa Finegan (G-O), and Terry Williams (P-Z), will help you select classes, explore career options and stay on track toward graduation during your time at UNT.


Terry Williams, M.S., MPA
Academic Advisor
  Terry.Williams@unt.edu
 940-565-4115 (main)
  Chilton 289

Criminal Justice

The Department of Criminal Justice is committed to excellence in teaching, research, and service. Our faculty is comprised of nationally recognized scholars focusing on interdisciplinary solutions to the complex problems of crime and disorder.

 cjus.unt.edu
 D'Ann.Hammett@unt.edu
 940.565.2548
 Chilton Hall 265