Do you want justice for all?

Pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice at the University of North Texas can give you the ability to make a difference. Further training or education will be needed for most criminal justice jobs, but with this degree, students can be fully prepared to take the next step toward their goals by gaining the skills to contribute to a just and safe community.

Many Criminal Justice alumni are serving in various careers such as:

  • Police chiefs, supervisors and police officers
  • Special agents at federal agencies
  • State law enforcement officers
  • Probation officers, parole officers or correctional officers

Earn your BSCJ on the UNT Campus or 100% online!

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, Brisa Finegan (A-H), Paige Tamboury (I-S), and JaTiara Armstrong (T-Z), will help you select classes, explore career options and stay on track toward graduation during your time at UNT.

Brisa Finegan, M.Ed.
Academic Counselor
Chilton 112

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.
 Chilton Hall 265