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The Criminal Justice program at Norwich emphasizes the importance of evidence-based knowledge in understanding crime policy, programs and practice. It also strives to cultivate commitment to the principles of justice, ethics, public service and the development of leadership skills.

Faculty of the School of Justice Studies & Sociology provide students with opportunities to learn, conduct research and observe law in action. The program incorporates case analyses, police and court observation, field trips, simulations and guest lecturers by practitioners into the curriculum.

Criminal Justice, the most popular major at Norwich, provides an excellent foundation for a career in law, law enforcement and corrections. Students also have the opportunity to minor in Sociology or Computer Crime and Forensics.

The School of Justice Studies & Sociology offers internships, career counseling, travel-abroad opportunities and pre-law advising.

Explore Academic Programs:

Criminal Justice History Political Science Sociology Studies in War & Peace

  • Week ahead, April 5 to April 9, 2021: Law and order

    Week ahead, April 5 to April 9, 2021: Law and order

    Criminal justice webinars, honor society induction highlight campus activities We’ll boldly go …  A noon Monday Lunch and Learn on science fiction, the first of two presented this month by the Sullivan Museum and History Center, will lead this week’s campus activities schedule, which also includes several sessions related to Read More
  • Criminology professor publishes book on serial and mass murder

    Criminology professor publishes book on serial and mass murder

    NORTHFIELD, Vt. — Norwich University’s Dr. Elizabeth Gurian has published “Serial and Mass Murder: Understanding Multicide through Offending Patterns, Explanations, and Outcomes” (Routledge, 2021). Read More
  • 2020 in review: Highlights from the newsfeed

    2020 in review: Highlights from the newsfeed

    New president’s arrival, president emertius’s departure, rank among year’s most popular newsfeed stories It’s impossible to say “2020” without adding “coronavirus,” but with grit and focus, Norwich’s community persevered. As we talk through our masks and measure off safe 6-foot distances, we can look back on a busy year in Read More
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School of Justice Studies and Sociology
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Associate Director

Elizabeth Gurian | egurian@norwich.edu

Administrative Assistant

Isabel Nielsen | inielsen@norwich.edu

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