Criminal Justice Program

Social & Behavioral Sciences Department

A Unique Program in the State

The Criminal Justice Program at DSU offers two unique Bachelor’s degrees; students can earn a degree in Criminal Justice with either an emphasis in Criminology or Digital Forensics. These Bachelor degree emphases are unique in the state, as no other Criminal Justice program in Utah offers a four year degree in this discipline with these specialized areas of training. These distinct areas of study combined with new facilities for Criminal Justice students make this program at DSU a truly unique educational experience.

What is Criminal Justice?

Criminal Justice is the application of law, social and natural sciences to the social phenomenon of crime and delinquency. The discipline addresses definitions, causation, prevention, legal processes and treatment of offenders.

Degree Requirements