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Top 20 Nationally Ranked Program
U.S. News and World Report

The School of Criminology and Criminal Justice is a nationally ranked program housed within the College of Public Affairs and Community Service at the University of Nebraska Omaha. Offering undergraduate and graduate programs at both the University of Nebraska- Lincoln and University of Nebraska-Omaha, students graduate prepared to make a difference in the criminal justice system.

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Build the Foundation For Your Career

We offer five-degree programs serving both undergraduate and graduate student populations, offering a variety of on campus and online courses and experiential learning opportunities.

Career opportunities encompass a wide range of the criminal justice system. Our graduates have gone on to work in:

  • Corrections
  • Courts and Law
  • Homeland Security
  • Law Enforcement
  • Victim Services
  • Regulatory Agencies
  • Research and Policy
  • Learn by Doing

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    Kate Allred

    Criminal Justice Major, Graduated May 2022

    “Chris Eskridge (the Criminology internship coordinator) helped me get an internship with Gary Hill and CEGA Services. Through this, I was able to attend the United Nations Crime Congress on Criminology and Crime Prevention in Kyoto, Japan. This experience allowed me to learn more about diverse issues in the field and make connections with people all over the world. It also allowed me to integrate my education and real-world experiences.”

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    Amber Christianson
    Academic Advisor
    achristianson3@unl.edu