College of Education and Liberal Arts

Criminal Justice

CJ LogoWelcome to the Criminal Justice Program at Texas A&M University-Texarkana.  The goal of the criminal justice faculty is to enhance the value of our students as employees and citizens.  We strive to increase the knowledge, skills, and abilities of current and future criminal justice employees, citizens, and leaders through an intellectually challenging curriculum examining problems of crime and justice through theory, observation, and analysis.  Our students include pre-service and in-service criminal justice personnel, social service providers, and students working in the private sector.  Our graduates are employed in local, state, and federal criminal justice agencies and a host of public and private organizations.
  • Police officer
  • Jail officer
  • Victim advocate
  • Probation officer
  • Investigator

We offer a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, a Criminal Justice Concentration for the Master of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies, and a Minor in Criminal Justice.  Using research based knowledge of crime, criminal justice, and society our students have the opportunity to develop skills in analytical thinking, research, and writing that increase their value to current and future employers. 

Use the links to explore our flexible options or contact the program coordinator Godpower Okereke at godpower.okereke@tamut.edu or 903.223.3163.