Justice Systems Major

As a justice systems major at Truman, you discover how to navigate the components that make up the justice systems while learning the basics of criminal justice: law enforcement, criminal law and the courts, corrections, and criminology.

In addition to the Bachelor of Science degree in justice systems, Truman offers a justice systems minor and a forensic science minor.

Supportive Learning Environment

With our small classes, you develop strong relationships with your peers and get to know your professors — your future guides and mentors. It’s the perfect setting to hone your critical-thinking, problem-solving, writing and presentation skills.  You can design and implement research ventures that match your interests. Get hands-on experience through internships and study abroad.

Criminal Justice Careers

Build a strong foundation for successful employment in fields such as juvenile justice, probation or parole, social work law enforcement, as well as preparation for further study in graduate or law schools.

Mock Trial Team

Internships

News

Sofi’s Study Abroad Experience in ItalySofi’s Study Abroad Experience in Italy

November 13, 2018

My name is Sofi Bacandreas, and I am a Justice Systems major living and studying in Florence, Italy, for the fall semester of my junior year. I chose Florence due to its rich history. Every street I turn onto has a different story to tell of the past. While living abroad, I have been taking […]

Guest Speaker for Victimology Class Addresses Human Trafficking IssuesGuest Speaker for Victimology Class Addresses Human Trafficking Issues

October 16, 2018

Emily Russell, Executive Director of the Human Trafficking Task Force with the Missouri Attorney General’s Office, spoke to students in JUST 402: Victimology on Oct. 16. She addressed various ways human trafficking presents in Missouri, effects on victims and current initiatives to address this issue.

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Events

Art Gallery Exhibit: MicroEcos
November 27 • 8:30am - 12:00am
Wind Symphony II Concert
November 28 • 8:00pm - 9:30pm

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