Minor - Criminal Justice

University Campus

Whether you aspire to work in law enforcement, forensic science, counseling or social work, a Criminal Justice minor will help you decode criminal behavior and create safer communities.

An approved educational partner by the FBI National Academy Associates, Saint Leo has been ranked among the nation's most military-friendly institutions by G.I. Jobs and Military Advanced Education magazines. Saint Leo professors have decades of experience as crime scene investigators, local and federal agents, chief deputies, detectives and FBI advisors.

Professional development opportunities

  • Internships: Intern with agencies such as the U.S. Secret Service, U.S. Customs, Drug Enforcement Administration, U.S. District Court and Florida Department of Law Enforcement.
  • Cold cases: Saint Leo is the only university in the world where you can help local law enforcement agencies identify suspects in 30-year-old unsolved homicide cases.
  • Hands-on learning: Testify and sit on a jury for a courtroom role-playing assignment. Stand in the death chamber of the Florida state prison. Examine fingerprints in a forensics lab.
  • Co-curricular activities: Become an active member of Alpha Phi Sigma, the national criminal justice honor society.

Student resources

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