Criminal Justice Degree
Justice with a Forensic Lining
From prosecuting a witness in a mock trial to analyzing evidence with state-of-the-art forensic technology to investigating a staged crime scene, Quincy University has the tools for success in criminal justice.
“The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends towards justice.” – Martin Luther King Jr.
Your Courses – Criminal Justice Degree
The Criminal Justice curriculum draws on our professors’ years of experience and QU’s specialized technology to prepare students to enter the field as respected professionals. From Crime Analysis to Criminology, students will learn both the reasons for and results of crimes. This knowledge prepares students to enter the field as well-prepared, capable enforcers of the law, whether they are in the courtroom or in the field.
Setting the Bar
A Few of Your Career Options:
- Police Officer
- Security Firm Consultant
- Private Investigator
- Forensic Specialist
- Criminal Profiler
- Court Reporter
Active Learning Opportunities and Clubs
- Attend court proceedings at the federal court in Quincy and watch real trials
- Join the Quincy University mock trial team and participate in competitions
- Intern for pay at several local Quincy government departments including the police and probation departments
Quincy was once the second-largest city in Illinois. Steamboat and railroads were also beneficial to Quincy. The city was one that did well during the Civil War and the years right after. In 1870, Quincy surpassed Peoria as the second-largest city in Illinois.