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Criminal Justice and Public Administration Programs

It takes passionate leaders and empathetic civil servants to enact changes that matter.

Public service is a rewarding and inspiring career path. Gain the knowledge, skills, and leadership experience necessary for success in the criminal justice and public administration fields.

 

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Criminal Justice Minor

Enhance your résumé with a criminal justice minor. Develop an understanding of public policy, criminal law, and corrections.

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Program Highlights

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  • An immersive learning experience
  • Honed career skills
  • Support from the entire Mastodon community
  • A prestigious Purdue education

Scholarships

 

Looking for ways to make paying for college a little easier? ScholarshipUniverse is a tool for current and admitted Purdue Fort Wayne students that allows you to create an academic profile and connect with scholarship opportunities.

For more information about all the scholarships available at Purdue Fort Wayne—including opportunities for specific programs—you can visit the Office of Financial Aid or contact us at [email protected].

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Requirements and Curriculum Overview

Our comprehensive curriculum and diverse requirements will challenge you to go further than you ever imagined. Check out what you can expect as you advance through our program.

Next stop: a successful future.
  • Attorney
  • Bailiff
  • CIA or FBI Agent
  • Correctional Officer
  • Crime Scene Investigator
  • Cybersecurity Expert
  • Detective
  • Federal or State Law Enforcement Officer
  • Forensic Analyst
  • Police Supervisor
  • Police Training Instructor
  • Private Loss Prevention Manager
  • Probation Officer
  • Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Member
  • Undercover Operative
  • Warden

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