Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice, Law and Justice Specialization

The interdisciplinary Law and Justice Specialization concentrates on the context of law and justice in a heterogeneous society including coursework in law and justice theory and policy as well as practical courses in legal research and writing and coursework in other disciplines such as philosophy. This track largely attracts students interested in the context of law in a diverse society and a variety of careers.

Why study criminal justice at the University of Nevada, Reno?

Criminal justice students perform critical evaluation of how the administration of justice actually operates in American society. The mission of the department is to train model citizens and build a knowledgeable community on the field of criminal justice. In addition, students learn effective research methods, critical thinking and writing skills essential for criminal justice and justice-related careers in today's society.

Internships/career opportunities

Internships provide one of the best opportunities for students to experience their chosen career path. Students can apply knowledge acquired in the classroom to real-life practical application. In addition to on-the-job experience, interns network with working professionals in the criminal justice and related justice fields.

If you are interested in an internship or learning more about criminal justice internships, including possible agencies/organizations, please contact Lauren Anderson, Internship Coordinator, at (775) 682-8847.

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