Outside the Classroom

Apply your knowledge

The Criminal Justice program offers you many opportunities to take what you learn in the classroom and apply it in the real world.

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As an undergraduate student, you will conduct independent research of a criminal justice issue by collecting and analyzing data, then presenting your results to your peers and criminology professionals.

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Honors and Awards

We are proud to recognize our students for academic successes and accomplishments, and our major gives multiple awards to high-achieving students each year.

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Additional Opportunities

You can explore potential careers in criminal justice through internships and other hands-on service learning opportunities.

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Postgraduate Opportunities

When you graduate with a Criminal Justice degree from Mercer University, you will be well-equipped to pursue a variety of graduate programs or career paths.