Accomplished faculty instruct, guide, and inspire Edinboro students to achieve and lead. EU faculty are recognized for their commitment to student success and creating a personal and engaging academic environment.
The Edinboro experience extends well beyond the classroom. EU students prepare for careers and life through opportunities for hands-on learning, collaborative research with faculty, global travel, and internships.
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Learn the ins and outs of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics offers detailed information about different career paths, median pay and job outlook for Criminal Justice majors.
While internships are not required, they are highly recommended to expand your knowledge of the criminal justice system and to further explore your particular field of interest. Edinboro Criminal Justice majors have outstanding opportunities to get hands-on experience in a variety of areas, including:
Medical examiner offices
Victim services agencies
Follow your passion and you will find success in any number of careers. Some graduates work in law enforcement, state police agencies and at correctional facilities. Others find employment in related fields such as victim-witness services, rape crisis centers, counseling and medical examiner offices. Still others head to the military, private security or go on to complete their bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice or a related field.
Mark Weidner (BA ‘01) - US Secret Service (Retired)
Mark Schau (BA ‘04) - PA State Trooper (Retired), Chief, Erie County Detective Unit
Seth Fragale (BA ‘04) - PA State Trooper
Matt Barley (BA ‘05) - US Customs and Border Protection
Eli Visnick (BA ‘05) - Police Officer, Maryland
Joshua Battin (BA ‘06) - Professor, Mansfield University
Justin Bouch (BA ‘06) - New Kensington Police Department
Ben Harris (BA ‘07) - US Customs and Border Protection
Ryan Valasek (BA ‘07) - Federal Air Marshal Service
Sean Ellenberger (BA ‘13) - PA Department of Corrections
"Our students are immensely talented, creative and successful in many different areas of the criminal justice system. I’m quite proud of who our students become and the opportunities our graduates pursue. The possibilities for our students are only limited by their imaginations."
Dr. Delbert Rounds, Chair, Department of Criminal Justice, Anthropology and Forensic Studies
Dr. Delbert Rounds, Department Chair
219 Meadville St, Edinboro, PA 16444