Criminal Justice

The Roberts criminal justice program prepares you for service in the growing field of criminal justice with a focus on restorative justice. 

Program Highlights

PREPARE FOR YOUR CAREER

Participate in field work/internships locally or nationally. 

CRIMINAL JUSTICE CLUB

The Criminal Justice Club sponsors a variety of activities promoting criminal justice and economic crime investigation, both on and off campus

 RESTORATIVE JUSTICE

Traditional criminal justice programs focus on the criminal. Restorative justice focuses on the needs for the victim, the offender, and the community. 

B.S. Program Credits: 125

General Education: 60

Major/Concentration: 65

Standard Completion Time
Four Years


Accreditation
Middle States Commission on Higher Education

What Will I Learn?

The program combines the technical skills you will need to succeed while providing you a liberal arts foundation to make you a well-rounded person. The Roberts criminal justice program prepares you for service in the growing field of criminal justice with an emphasis on restorative justice. You will learn a comprehensive approach to the complicated issues facing society today through this unique approach.

Where Will It Take Me?

Internships

  • S. Marshalls office
  • Monroe County District Attorney’s Office
  • Monroe County Courts
  • Local Police departments(City of Rochester, Gates)
  • Wegmans
  • Paychex’s

Careers

  • Judicial services
  • Law enforcement
  • private security

Grad Schools

  • Mercyhurst College
  • Rochester Institute of Technology
  • Adler University
  • University at Albany
  • John Jay College of Criminal Justice
  • Chicago School of Professional Psychology

Alumni Success

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Stacey Hull'09

Federal Law Enforcement Officer,

working with the ATF.

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 Jason Scott '95 Ph.D

Professor Of Criminal Justice
R.I.T.

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Todd Billcliff'05

Fraud Prevention
Paychex

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Chris Grimm'09

Sergeant
Gates Police Department

Who Will I Meet?

faculty

Mark Concordia, Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice

is an experienced law enforcement practitioner. Professor Concordia worked every aspect of the criminal justice system corrections, local police patrol, narcotics investigations, police supervision, and criminal investigations at the state and federal level. He spent over 13 years assigned to the FBI Buffalo Division’s Joint Terrorism Task Force. The counterterrorism experience, training, and casework allowed Professor Concordia to become a recognized counterterrorism subject matter expert and accomplished lecturer and law enforcement instructor. He uses his unique and varied practitioner experience to create a vibrant learning environment that integrates theoretical concepts with hands-on group based learning activities and case studies

 

Andrea Didas , Criminal Justice Major '16

"One of the best things about being a Criminal Justice student at Roberts is being able to learn under the great diversity of focus in the Criminal Justice professors. I was able to learn about all of the different fields and choose the one for me. Professor Concordia and Professor Trask are amazing mentors that prepare you for the real-world and connect you with some many great people that will assist you in extending your career"

 

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Take Your Next Step

Get More Information

Contact Us

Carpenter Hall

(585) 594-6405

criminaljustice@roberts.edu

Visit the Department of Criminal Justice Page