Welcome to UM-Flint Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice is one of the social sciences at the University of Michigan-Flint. As our student, you will:

  • focus on the U.S. criminal justice system
  • use an interdisciplinary approach to understand real world issues
  • be introduced to the function and organization of law enforcement, courts, and corrections
  • study issues like poverty, homelessness, addiction, and access to public services, and how they intersect with crime
  • engage in discussions about the many ways we can find solutions

All serving to help you better understand our criminal justice system.

Studying Criminal Justice at UM-Flint

We pride ourselves on knowing our students as individuals. We will guide and advise you through one-on-one interactions. Our small classes will encourage you to build relationships with your faculty and peers.

The diversity of our electives will help you meet your specific learning goals. You will apply what you learn in the classroom by interacting with professionals in the field, service projects, and participating in an internship.

At UM-Flint, you will find opportunities to conduct research with faculty, connect with professionals in the community, and undertake an internship with local criminal justice agencies. What matters most is finding the path that’s right for you.

Part of the UM-Flint Social Sciences

Our department is also home to UM-Flint's Sociology and Anthropology programs. This close affiliation will give you access to a variety of faculty expertise. Many of our students choose to pursue a dual major.

We have a flexible schedule for our students, offering many classes online or in the evening. We are able to accommodate students with diverse life commitments.

Whether you are interested in serving in a public office or plan to continue on to graduate school, we can provide the Criminal Justice foundation you need for a successful life.

You don’t have to be a police officer to “fight” crime!