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Center for Criminal Justice

The field of criminal justice is becoming more complex, diversified and technical in nature. There are many career paths at the federal, state and local levels: FBI, Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and many more. It is essential for criminal justice professionals to have the knowledge and ability to coordinate their work and effort.  To prepare its students for this complex, ever-changing field, Indiana Tech’s criminal justice program uses a problem-solving approach to providing authentic criminal justice experiences. Examples of these authentic experiences include processing a crime scene, structuring a criminal profile, participating in a mock trial, and creating a criminal profile. Since criminal justice involves solving human problems, these educational experiences provide students the knowledge and skills criminal justice organizations seek in employees. You will do the investigating; you won’t be watching someone else go through the motions while they feed you information. You will have to “roll up your sleeves and get your hands dirty” to learn.

Degree programs

Whether you’re looking to pursue an undergraduate degree or want to obtain an advanced degree, the Center for Criminal Justice offers challenging degree programs that will help prepare you for life after college.

Tech Talks

The Tech Talks series is a collaboration between Indiana Tech’s Office of Academic Affairs and Office of Student Affairs. The purpose of the co-curricular series, which centers on a yearly theme, is to promote active dialogue and awareness about important issues of social justice across the globe.

Through this series, the university hopes to:

  • Foster a sense of campus community and acceptance
  • Promote critical thinking about the historical and social contexts of contemporary social challenges
  • Raise awareness of global issues impacting the development of a just society
  • Educate students on the ways in which global issues can be addressed through a variety of professional disciplines
  • Engage the campus and the greater Fort Wayne community in joint dialogue on issues of justice
  • Educate students on the role of empathy with those impacted by social injustice in the promotion of a civil society

Applying for admission

Traditional undergraduate courses

If you’re ready to apply for admission, please complete and submit our free application for admission. If you would like to learn more about Indiana Tech or the School of Criminal Justice, please contact our admissions office.

Evening, weekend and online courses

Adult students interested in applying for admission within the College of Professional Studies can learn more about how to apply or request information from one of our many locations throughout Indiana, Kentucky, and Illinois.