Prospective Students

Are you considering applying to the University of Maryland and majoring in Criminology and Criminal Justice?  Or are you already a University of Maryland student and you're thinking of changing your major to CCJS?  Explore your options here!

CCJS Majors

Current CCJS Majors

If you are a current CCJS major, please explore this area to learn more about CCJS stamps, academic audits, and other advising services.

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Undergraduate Honors Program

The CCJS Honors Program is a four-semester sequence in which outstanding seniors take small seminar classes, participate in a research assistantship/internship, and author an honors thesis.


Undergraduate Research

Earn credits, gain experience and make yourself a competitive job or graduate school candidate by conducting undergraduate research!

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Internships and Career Opportunities

Enhance your employability by using departmental and campus resources to find opportunities relevant to your major.

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Extracurricular Programs

Join clubs, societies, and associations; study abroad or find a minor; connect with alumni and other Terps. The possibilities are endless with CCJS!

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CCJS at Shady Grove

The University of Maryland, College Park offers a Bachelor of Arts in Criminology and Criminal Justice at the Universities at Shady Grove (USG) in Rockville, MD.