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Department of Criminal Justice and Public Administration

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Student centered. Career focused. Future oriented.

The Department of Criminal Justice and Public Administration will provide you with the skill set you need to fulfill your ambitions, and make your dreams come true.
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Programs for sharp minds and critical thinkers.

Smart and studious. Invested and intrigued. Our criminal justice and public administration students have big goals that require a Mastodon-sized education. Join the Herd. Join the determined.

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Educators committed to the Herd.

Learn from the experts to build a strong understanding of the criminal justice system, public policy, and law enforcement to help make an impact on your community.


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Apply your knowledge to the real world.

Learning starts in the classroom, but it doesn’t end there. Your education at Purdue Fort Wayne will take you one step further. Use your skills in an internship, gain
first-hand experience in your community, and develop a professional network in a student organization.

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Contact the Department of Criminal Justice and Public Administration at [email protected].