An associates in criminal justice is designed help students develop communication skills consistent with the needs of the criminal justice system, develop an understanding of ethics and provide students with the foundational knowledge necessary to be a criminal justice professional. Students will learn about criminological theory, sociology and psychology. With the completion of an AAS, students can go directly into a most academies, if interested.
Students graduating with a two-year degree in criminal justice are prepared for variety of careers, including those related to law enforcement, crime prevention and corrections.
If a student wants to continue his or her education, enrollment into FinnU’s Bachelor’s in Criminal Justice program is easy and convenient.
Dr. Gee is an associate professor who has been with Finlandia since 2012. Dr. Gee’s interests in Criminal Justice include Comparative Criminal Justice, Criminological Theory and Public Policy. He graduated with his B.S. and M.S. from Oklahoma State University earned his Ph.D. from the University of Missouri-Columbia.
“My criminal justice degree made dispatching easier because I knew what the officers were thinking, you know, like the who, what, why and where. It just gave me a better insight into what they were looking for.”
May 04, 2022
On Sunday, May 1, Finlandia University held its annual Spring Commencement Ceremony honoring 84 graduates in the Class of 2022. There was standing room only in the Hirvonen Hall Auditorium with more than 700 in attendance.
In his greeting, President Johnson opened with Finlandia’s Land Acknowledgment:
“Finlandia University was founded as Suomi College by Finnish Lutheran immigrants in 1896 on land ceded by the Anishnaabe people in the Treaty of 1842. We seek to honor and respect the sacred and enduring kinship […] Read More
August 19, 2021
Finlandia is excited to introduce its Fall 2021 Orientation Leaders. On-Campus Orientation is a series of in-person events and activities that will introduce students to the Finlandia campus and community. Each new student will be assigned to an orientation group or “flock”, named after a bird species that is present in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Each flock will have a different orientation schedule, which will be provided to students after they arrive on campus. We encourage students to ask questions and […] Read More
February 10, 2021
Finlandia University is excited to announce a new articulation agreement between FinnU and Northern Michigan University that will provide a clear pathway for students interested in pursing a Master’s of Social Work degree.
“We developed this partnership so that any students in those Psychology, Sociology or Criminal Justice majors can then qualify for what we’re calling the Early Assurance Program into Northern’s MSW program,” said Dr. Jason Oyadomari, Dean of the Suomi College of Arts & Sciences.
While the agreement won’t guarantee FinnU […] Read More
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