Welcome to the Department of Criminal Justice, Criminology, & Forensic Sciences (CJCFS) at Marshall University. We offer a unique and dynamic educational experience for students who are passionate about exploring the complexities of crime and justice. Our department is renowned for its commitment to excellence in education, research, and service, and our faculty members are experts in their respective fields.
Our programs offer a diverse range of undergraduate and graduate studies in Criminal Justice & Criminology, Cyber Forensics & Security, and Forensic Science. Our Criminal Justice undergraduate degree is designed to provide students with a strong foundation in criminology and in the practices of law enforcement, justice, and corrections, while our graduate program offers advanced courses that prepare students for leadership roles in their fields. Our Cyber Forensics & Security undergraduate and graduate programs are particularly innovative, providing students with the skills and knowledge needed to combat cyber crime, train law enforcement in digital evidence recovery, and protect sensitive information.
Our Forensic Science program is nationally recognized as the foremost master’s program in the field. Students in this program have access to state-of-the-art facilities and cutting-edge technologies and are taught by experts in the field who have extensive experience in forensic analysis. The program covers a broad range of topics, including DNA analysis, ballistics, and forensic toxicology, and prepares students for careers in crime labs, law enforcement agencies, and other organizations that require expertise in forensic science.
At the Department of Criminal Justice, Criminology, and Forensic Sciences, we are committed to providing our students with a rigorous and challenging educational experience that prepares them to be leaders in their chosen fields. We offer a range of extracurricular activities and internships that provide students with hands-on experience and opportunities to network with professionals. Whether you are interested in pursuing a career in criminal justice, cyber forensics and security, or forensic science, our department has the resources and expertise to help you achieve your goals.