Bachelor of Science

Criminology & Criminal Justice

ODU's Criminology & Criminal Justice program provides comprehensive coverage of the criminal justice system, including law enforcement, courts, corrections, and juvenile justice as well as criminological theory and research methods.

Program Highlights

  • Major and minor available in Criminology & Criminal Justice.
  • Complementary minors include Nonprofit Management and Quantitative Methods & Data Management.
  • Small class sizes allow ODU professors to interact, instruct and mentor students on a personal level.
  • Curriculum incorporates content areas specified in the Baccalaureate Degree Standards of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences.


Degrees & Courses

Read the degree requirements and course descriptions for the major and minor, plus view a sample 4-year plan.

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Outcomes & Careers

Graduates are prepared for graduate study as well as careers in criminal justice, social services and public policy.

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Criminal Justice Department

Criminal Justice Department

Get to know ODU faculty members, view current news and events, and more.

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Ohio Dominican is just minutes from downtown Columbus, where students have the opportunity to participate in one or more internships with a variety of companies and organizations. Central Ohio enjoys a diverse economy with many internship possibilities in the public, private, and non-profit sectors.

Ohio Dominican's faculty and Career Development Center are eager to help interested students secure relevant internship experiences.

Madison Arnold - Criminal Justice and Criminology

Madison Arnold shares how Ohio Dominican University's Criminal Justice and Criminology program is helping him connect his passion with a purpose.