Careers and Outcomes
Whether you plan a career in advocacy, teaching, law enforcement, academics or the law, a major in criminal justice at Elmhurst provides the skills you need to take the next step. Built on a strong foundation in the social sciences, the program combines courses in criminal justice with related courses in sociology, as well as electives in political science, philosophy, psychology, communications and computer science.
A major in criminal justice prepares you for a wide array of careers in law and law enforcement. Recent graduates have gone into law enforcement and security; many have also gone on to law school.