The School of Criminology and Criminal Justice offers a Bachelor of Science program rooted in Northeastern’s renowned system of cooperative education, which lets you alternate periods of learning in the classroom with periods of learning in the workplace. Click here to view the official university catalog and to learn about the curriculum for our major, combined major, and minor.

As a student studies Law and Justice, Global Criminology, Criminology and Public Policy and/or Criminal Justice Organizations and Leadership they work alongside police officers, prosecutors, defense attorneys, parole officers and other professionals. Students learn how the criminal justice system really operates, and how they want to fit into it.

And it doesn’t stop there. At Northeastern, the advantages of co-op and a rigorous professional education combine with a strong emphasis on the liberal arts and sciences – creating an integrated education unique in the academic world.

Students interested in pursing a Bachelor of Science or dual major, can visit the Majors page for more information.

Simon Singer, Undergraduate Director