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Our Students
Criminal Justice major Jake Kabrud '13 talks about the wealth of opportunities available to Criminal Justice students.
Topnotch Faculty
At USF, you have the advantage of small class sizes with engaged professors who will give you a personalized education and expose you to a Christian environment centered on service.
The USF Advantage
Criminal Justice offers students a variety of experiential learning opportunities such as Law and Justice Club, volunteer service projects and the National Collegiate Mediation Tournament.

As a Criminal Justice major, you'll be prepared for many different careers in the law enforcement, security and corrections fields. Our professors combine your classroom experiences with field experiences and practical learning to form a unique and competitive background for students majoring in Criminal Justice.


Whether you seek a career in law enforcement, the field of law and corrections or any of the special programs which work in tandem with the criminal justice system, we can design a program of study that helps you reach your personal and professional goals.


There is no better place in the state for criminal justice field experiences and internships than Sioux Falls, home to the South Dakota State Penitentiary and the Sioux Falls Police Department, which is the largest law enforcement agency in S.D.