At York College of Pennsylvania the faculty-student relationship is very important. All criminal justice majors conduct research, but students may also enroll in an independent study course and work on a project with a faculty member directly. York College’s criminal justice program also emphasizes experiential learning. Students are encouraged to work for Campus Safety and to pursue internships on the local, state and federal levels. These opportunities allow students to gain valuable experience and exposure to many career options. Clubs and organizations, such as the American Criminal Justice Association and Alpha Phi Sigma, the National Criminal Justice Honor Society, also offer out-of-the-classroom opportunities.
The Criminal Justice program internships is designed to provide students with an introduction to the field of criminal justice as a profession. Learn more about Criminal Justice program internships.
Opportunities exist for students to work with individual faculty members on research-related projects. Learn more about Criminal Justice program research.
Barbara Hanbury, Ph.D., is an expert in death investigation, as well as violence and victimization.