When it comes to advocating for social change, you know exactly what part you want to play. Turn your passion for the public good into a career with a degree in Justice Studies. Montclair State offers one of the few bachelor degree programs in Justice Studies in the State of New Jersey. Our niche is a broad-based interdisciplinary curriculum offering a rigorous course of study that examines the intersection of justice, law, policy and social change. Students in the major may focus their studies in one or more of the following three concentrations: Criminal Justice, International Justice or Paralegal Studies. Our students actively experience justice through a required internship in their field of the study. Read our Mission Statement.
The Department of Justice Studies also provides students with opportunities to explore various constructions of justice through its minors in Environmental Justice, Justice and Families, Criminal Justice and Paralegal Studies.