A minor in Juvenile Justice is designed to prepare students who are seeking careers in the Juvenile Justice System. Adjudication and aftercare of the juvenile offender as well as child protection are the primary emphases of a minor in Juvenile Justice.
Students majoring in criminal justice, psychology, sociology or other related fields who have a desire to work in the Juvenile Justice System will find this minor beneficial. Juvenile officer, child abuse investigator and group home counselor, are just a few of the employment options available to a graduate with a Juvenile Justice minor.
A minor in Juvenile Justice consists of 24 credit hours. Students must have a faculty advisor for a minor in Juvenile Justice.