Mission: Prepare students to be ethical and effective members of the criminal justice system by introducing them to the research-based knowledge and practical skills needed to promote public safety, quality of life, and restorative justice in the diverse communities they will serve.
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Check out current job opportunities in the criminal justice field
The Department of Criminal Justice hosts a Criminal Justice Career and Internship Fair each year with a variety of employers in the criminal justice fields.
The Pre-Law program at Minnesota State Mankato is a pre-major, which means that it is done in conjunction with another academic major. Pre-majors do not have a set curriculum, although there are some courses that are recommended in preparing for law school.
The Criminal Justice Career Academy is a small learning community of Minnesota high school students taking introductory and foundational criminal justice courses. It is a faculty-led initiative in the Department of Criminal Justice at Minnesota State University, Mankato.
The Department of Criminal Justice is hosting a Criminal Justice Career and Internship Fair on Thursday, October 6, 2022 in the CSU Ballroom from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Learn about agencies, talk to professionals about full-time and part-time positions, and learn about internships that are available!