Criminal Justice, Anthropology, and Forensic Studies
College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Edinboro Department of Criminal Justice, Anthropology and Forensic Studies empowers
students to become outstanding citizens and leaders by promoting creative and critical
thinking, self-growth, empathy and moral responsibility toward others, and an enduring
respect for knowledge and its practical applications.
Why Study Criminal Justice, Anthropology and Forensic Studies at Edinboro?
Our Department is distinguished by outstanding faculty members who possess wide-ranging
expertise in policing, corrections and criminology, as well as real-world experience
as forensic scientists, criminal investigators, probation officers and anthropologists.
We endeavor to create a synergy between academic disciplines by harnessing the fundamentals
of the social sciences: the scientific method, theoretically and methodically sound
research and the dissemination of research to academic communities and to the broader
public for the greater good of society.
Students gain a broad spectrum of research, analytical and communication skills as
well as in-depth knowledge of their major and an appreciation for interdisciplinary
endeavors and lifelong learning.
Alumni have found success as federal, state and local law enforcement agents and investigators,
prison managers, probation officers and other types of corrections officials, archaeologists,
and university professors and teachers.