College of Education, Arts & Sciences and Nursing
P.O. Box 7751
Havre, MT 59501-7751
Cowan Hall 105A
A criminal justice degree from Montana State University-Northern prepares you for a career in a diverse and challenging field. From jobs in police services to adult and juvenile corrections to homeland security, MSU-Northern's criminal justice program offers exciting professional and educational opportunities for students.
Policy and Procedure – Learn about the justice system, how it works within the government structure, and the role effective law enforcement plays.
Criminal Law – Understand how to investigate crime, develop an understanding of the contributing factors to crime, such as drug use, and train in conflict resolution skills in the Criminal Justice program.
Corrections – Explore the corrections side of the law, including detention and parole.
Graduates of our Montana criminal justice program go on to pursue careers in state, county, and city agencies as well as federal and private organizations. Nationwide growth estimates in fields related to criminal justice, including police detectives, correctional officers, probation officers, security officers, and private investigators, range from 5-21%.
Office: Cowan Hall 306D
Phone: (406) 265-4173