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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?


Kirby Trask, Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice and Sociology

Assistant Professor Kirby Trask's teaching areas of expertise include Restorative Justice, Crime Victims, Juveniles, and Corrections. Prior to teaching, Professor Trask served eleven years with the Genesee Justice Programs, a branch of the Genesee County Sheriff’s Department in Batavia, New York. Genesee Justice is one of a few governmental agencies in the United States doing applied restorative justice work within a criminal justice system.


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 Trask is an amazing mentor that will 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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