Hands-on Application

Criminal justice grad students intern in local police departments in the towns of New Haven, Meriden, Milford, and Branford. Students who are studying forensic psychology often intern with probation and parole offices. There are a variety of hands-on opportunities for students studying in the Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences. 

 Sample Courses

Criminal Justice, M.S. Program 
Computer Crime: Legal Issues and Investigation Procedures Network Security, Data Protection, and Telecommunications
Crime Victims: Rights and Services Quantitative Analysis in Criminal Justice
Homeland Security and the Threat of Terrorism Research Methods in Criminal Justice
Internet Vulnerabilities and Criminal Activity Sexual Offenders and Predators
Law and Evidence  Theories of Criminal Behavior
Mental Health, Law, and Criminal Justice  

Sample Employers

Criminal Justice, M.S. Program
Bradley International Airport Federal Bureau of Investigation
Chief State’s Attorney’s Office Federal Bureau of Prisons
Department of Defense — National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency NY State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse
Department of Homeland Security Stamford Police Department
Department of Justice State of CT
Families in Crisis United States Department of Veteran Affairs