Major in Criminal Justice at Holy Family University

Criminal Justice, Minor UG

The minor in Criminal Justice provides the student with an introduction to the fundamentals of law enforcement, the courts, and corrections and an opportunity to specialize in a particular area.

What Can I Do with This Minor?

The criminal justice field is filled with opportunities for employment and advancement within the field. The Criminal Justice minor prepares students for graduate study in criminal justice or criminology or a career in a criminal justice-related field.

Program Information

Degree Awarded
  • Minor
Program Type
  • Minor
Program Location
  • Main Campus - Northeast Philadelphia
Required Credit Hours
18

Where Students and Alumni Intern and Work

The Greater Philadelphia area is rich with opportunities for employment in the field of criminal justice. Students and graduates have worked within and are employed by a range of organizations including:

  • AHEDD
  • Allied Barton Security Services
  • Allied Universal
  • Atlantic Investigative Services
  • Atlantic Security International Investigation Inc
  • Bensalem Police Department
  • Bucks County Adult Probation
  • Bucks County Courthouse
  • Bucks County Department of Corrections
  • Bucks County Probation and Parole
  • Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives
  • Buxmont Academy
  • CORA Services
  • Carolyn Chang Law Office
  • Catholic Community Services
  • Center City Crime Victim Services
  • Central Behavioral Health
  • City of Philadelphia Juvenile Probation
  • Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • Community Legal Services, Inc.
  • Community Service Foundation at Buxmont Academy
  • Congressman Fitzpatrick's Office
  • Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility
  • Delaware Valley Intelligence Center
  • Department of Homeland Security
  • Department of Navy Services
  • Deputy Clerks for U.S. District Court
  • Family Court of Philadelphia
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency
  • First Judicial District of Pennsylvania Family Court
  • Flager & Associates
  • Imperial Events Security
  • Imperial Security
  • Juxtaposition Accurate Security Services LLC
  • Kings County Hospital Center
  • Kintock Community Correction Unit
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Marco Pignone, Attorney
  • Milestone Behavioral Health
  • Montgomery County District Attorney's Office
  • Montgomery County Public Defender's Office
  • NeuroAbilities
  • Next Generation Ministries/Spring Garden Academy
  • Nino V. Tinari and Associates
  • No Longer Bound Prevention Services
  • North Wildwood Police Department
  • Office of Judicial Records
  • Office of the Inspector General
  • PMHC
  • Parx Casino
  • Penn Foundation
  • Penn Vet Working Dog Center
  • Penndel Mental Health
  • Pennsylvania State Police
  • Philadelphia County Adult Parole and Probation
  • Philadelphia Department of Human Services
  • Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office
  • Philadelphia Family Court
  • Philadelphia Family Court Juvenile Probation
  • Philadelphia Municipal Courts
  • Philadelphia Parking Authority
  • Philadelphia Police Athletic League
  • Philadelphia Police Department
  • Philadelphia Police Recruit Training
  • Philadelphia Sheriff’s Office
  • Police Athletic League of Philadelphia
  • Police Recruit Training Unit
  • Pretzel Factory
  • Riverside Police Department
  • Rockledge Borough Police Department
  • Social Detection
  • Tom Gosse Law Firm
  • U.S. Capitol Police
  • U.S. District Court
  • U.S. Marshall's Office
  • Valley Day School
  • White Sands Ocean Front Resort
  • Women Organized Against Rape
  • YWCA
  • Youth Services Agency

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