Jewel McColumn '17

Major: Criminal Justice and Sociology
Hometown:Geneva, NY

Everyone is friendly and is willing to help you. We all join together in the midst of a crisis, professors are willing to meet with you to aide in future assignments and answer questions you have, and many people…are always helping you to network/build connections and help make your overall experience at Mount Union unforgettable.


What can you do with a criminal justice major? As the criminal justice system continues to grow and become more sophisticated, opportunities for meaningful work, including gradute study, are projected to be abundant in the years to come. Mount Union’s criminal justice program can prepare you to join any number of branches that exist within this interesting and growing field.

Stark County Sheriff's Office
U.S. Military
International Association of Chiefs
of Police

University of Maryland
Elon University
University of Akron
Cleveland State University

Government and public safety
Law enforcement and corrections
Private security
Social service administration
97% of Criminal Justice majors from the classes of 2009-2014 were able to start a degree-required career or were accepted to graduate school within 6 months of graduation. (from a survey with 80% self-reporting)
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