The Bachelor's degree program in Criminal Justice is designed to prepare students for careers in law enforcement, criminal justice administration, and corrections management. In addition to these professional objectives, the program is also intended to prepare the student for graduate school or law school. Criminal Justice majors may earn either a Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science Degree. As a requirement for graduation, all Criminal Justice majors must sit for a nationally normed exit examination in the final semester of their course work.
CMU has a chapter of Lambda Alpha Epsilon, the national professional criminal justice fraternity. (Advisor: Prof. Teri Haack).
CMU has two pre-law chapters: Phi Alpha Delta is the national pre-law fraternity, and the Pre-Law Clubis for upperclassmen who plan to enter the law profession (advisor: Dr. John Carter).
CMU has a chapter of Pi Gamma Mu, an international social science honor society (advisor: Dr. Kristin Cherry).