• JS - The Spring 2014 Law Enforcement Career Development Workshop Graduation Ceremony

    The Spring 2014 Law Enforcement Career Development Workshop Graduation Ceremony was held on April 28th, at the Morris County Public Safety Training Academy in Parsippany, N.J. CSE is a charter member of the 10-week program, and this year a total of 106 students from 15 colleges and universities graduated.

  • Justice Studies - PSI Graduation - Fall 2013

    The Fall 2013 Law Enforcement Career Development Workshop Graduation Ceremony was held on December 4, 2013, at the Morris County Court House in Morristown, N.J. CSE is a charter member of the 10-week program, and this year a total of 80 students from 15 colleges and universities graduated.

  • Justice Studies - PSI Graduation - Fall 2013 Pt. 2

    Special Thanks to Teri Corso, Director of CSE's Career Services Department, and Justice Studies Adjunct Professor William Schievella for their leadership and dedication to our students in this extremely valuable program.

  • Justice Studies - Autism Training Event

    CSE Police Studies Institute Director William Schievella and Executive Board members of the NJ Police Community Affairs Officers Association at the recent Autism Training for Law Enforcement and Public Safety held at the College of Saint Elizabeth. Learn More About the PSI

Program Offerings

The Justice Studies (Criminal Justice) program promotes an intensive understanding of important social, ethical, and political issues surrounding our system of justice, and is designed for those who wish to serve in our justice system. Degrees include a B.A. in Justice Studies and an M.A. in Justice Administration and Public Service. Our classes are designed for those interested in or currently serving in law enforcement, the judiciary, corrections or victim advocacy.

UNDERGRADUATE

  • B.A. in Justice Studies

    1. Established internships with criminal justice agencies, law firms and corporate security
    2. Small classes with faculty who have experience in the field
    3. A combined B.A. / M.A. degree program for successful students
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  • Minor in Justice Studies

  • Minor in Victim Services

GRADUATE

  • M.A. in Justice Administration and Public Service

    1. Fully online classes for those currently working in the profession
    2. Prepares students for managerial and executive positions in various sectors
    3. Flexibility to also study aspects of non-profits, business, law, and social services
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  • Combined Baccalaureate to Master's Degree

    1. Fully online classes for those currently working in the profession
    2. Prepares students for managerial and executive positions in various sectors
    3. Flexibility to also study aspects of non-profits, business, law, and social services
    See Requirements

Outcomes

Graduates of the Justice Studies program are prepared for a career in one of many fields of criminal justice.  With our liberal arts approach and experienced faculty, students gain knowledge in both the systemic and the human aspect of the justice system and are prepared for individual interactions and institutional resolutions.

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Graduates

Our graduates can be found in a variety of careers surrounding the criminal justice system, including law enforcement, social services and victim advocacy, corrections, corporate security, and the legal system.  Many students credit internships held during their time in the program as essential for their current success.

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Student Stories

Michael Suplicki

Online Master's Degree

"It's perfect for people in law enforcement because of shift schedules and changes. Online is the easiest way for me to achieve academic success."

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Faculty Spotlight

William Schievella

Professor Schievella was recently named a trustee at the County College of Morris and is the director of CSE's Polices Studies Institute.

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