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Exceed Your Expectations: Criminal Justice


Lead the effort to protect and serve.

Program Overview

A bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice will help you advance your career quickly while training you to protect and serve your community.

The Lamar University Criminal Justice undergraduate program is designed to bring together the professional and academic strengths you need to succeed in this growing field. Our program prepares graduates to become leaders within government agencies, law enforcement and related teams. You will develop the specialized knowledge and skills needed to ensure public safety, make critical life-saving decisions and analyze complex problems affecting the public.

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*The Cost of Attendance is an estimate of what it costs the typical student to attend Lamar University. Cost of Attendance is based on the actual enrollment status for each student. $8,858 is based on a 12 credit hours, books and supplies, Room/Board living at home, transportation, personal expenses and loan fees.

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Take a virtual tour and see for yourself just how much Lamar University has to offer. Learn about where you'll learn, study, dine, socialize, and sleep. From hands-on classrooms to private rooms in Cardinal Village, see how the Lamar University experience exceeds your expectations.

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