Political Science and Criminal Justice

The Department of Political Science and Criminal Justice at ACU equips you for ethical leadership in the political arena and public service, providing powerful understanding of domestic and international politics along with criminal justice theory and practice. Our immersive learning opportunities, including study abroad trips in Europe and internships at every level of government, give you valuable firsthand experience and perspective to lead the way as agents of change.

The Department of Political Science and Criminal Justice at ACU equips you for ethical leadership in the political arena and public service, providing powerful understanding of domestic and international politics along with criminal justice theory and practice. Our immersive learning opportunities, including study abroad trips in Europe and internships at every level of government, give you valuable firsthand experience and perspective to lead the way as agents of change.

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All Political Science and Criminal Justice Degree Programs

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We offer three majors and four minors. Our graduates have been accepted at the finest law and graduate schools in America and have gone on to accomplished careers as leaders in federal and state agencies, district court judges, city managers, political science professors at major universities, legislative assistants in Congress, partners in major law firms and in elected offices nationwide.