Sociology & Criminal Justice
The MSUM Sociology and Criminal Justice Department offers programs in Sociology, Criminal Justice and Gerontology that cover an array of topics related to the study of society, the criminal justice system and human aging.
Gain hands-on experience through ample service learning and internship opportunities under the direction of MSUM’s dedicated, experienced faculty. Fargo-Moorhead boasts a wide variety of voluntary organizations and service providers to provide you with valuable, hands-on learning.
Diverse faculty members share their excellent theoretical backgrounds and practical experience in their lessons, giving you an authentic perspective on a variety of social topics.
Comprehensive curriculum allows you to develop a broad knowledge base on social topics including religion, class, race, sexual behavior, crime, social deviance, aging, healthcare, family, social movements, gender and politics.
MSUM’s Juvenile Justice minor is one of the only programs in the United States where you’ll learn prevention and intervention strategies for dealing with at-risk youth and juvenile delinquents.
Interdisciplinary curriculum makes it easy for you to double-major without adding significant time to your academic career. Popular second majors include Social Work, Health Services Administration and Psychology.
Learning Communities at MSUM provide outstanding opportunities to increase your academic success.
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Moorhead Police Department on campus seeking job candidatesMarch 5 | 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. | Lommen Hall Need a part-time, full-time or summer job? Or interested […]
Ireland Study Abroad course information sessionsDrs. Jeremy Carney (Social Work) and Geraldine Hendrix-Sloan (Criminal Justice) are hosting information sessions for the 2020 CJ/SW Ireland Study […]
Sociology undergraduates present research at regional conferenceDr. Lee Garth Vigilant and Sociology majors Amanda Heitkamp and Ashley Heitkamp attended the Midwest Sociological Society (MSS) Annual Meeting […]
Gietzen awarded Minnesota Gerontological Society scholarshipLuke Gietzen, a senior majoring in both Gerontology and Psychology, has been awarded a highly competitive Gerald Bloedow Scholarship from […]
MSUM Sociology & Criminal Justice students gain valuable real-world experience beyond the classroom when you join student organizations, land meaningful internships and more.