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


Participate in field work/internships locally or nationally. 


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


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

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 Can It Take Me?


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


  • 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


Stacey Hull'09

Federal Law Enforcement Officer,

working with the ATF.


 Jason Scott '95 Ph.D

Professor Of Criminal Justice


Todd Billcliff'05

Fraud Prevention


Chris Grimm'09

Gates Police Department

Who Will I Meet?


Mark Concordia, Associate Professor of Criminal Justice

Associate Professor Mark Concordia is a retired law enforcement practitioner with over 22 years of service in local and federal law enforcement. Professor Concordia worked every aspect of the criminal justice system to include road patrol, narcotics, and homicide investigations. Professor Concordia spent over 13 years assigned to the FBI Buffalo Division Joint Terrorism Task Force. He is a recognized counterterrorism subject matter expert and received his Association of Threat Assessment Professionals Threat Management Certification (TMC) in 2017. Professor Concordia currently leads the Roberts Wesleyan College Homeland Security and Applied Intelligence program and is the Director of the Roberts Justice and Security Institute. Professor Concordia is a national and international presenter on targeted violence threat assessment principles and assists multiple community stakeholders in creating more comprehensive threat response protocols involving the use of threat assessment and management teams.


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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Contact Us

Carpenter Hall

(585) 594-6405

Visit the Department of Criminal Justice Page