Law Enforcement (Criminal Justice)

Be the next generation of law enforcement professionals.

If you are specifically interested in working in law enforcement, whether as a police officer or member of a state or federal agency, a concentration in law enforcement will educate you with the science, history and social expectations surrounding this profession. You'll develop the pre-professional skills needed for initial police employment, including law, communication, fitness, firearms familiarization and de-escalation strategies.

Program Highlights

Career Opportunities

  • Crime Scene Investigator
  • Detective
  • FBI Agent
  • Police Officer
  • State Trooper

Academic Program Requirements

Take the next step in your path to UT Martin.
“UT Martin is unique because of its size. Our campus allows us to develop close relationships quickly, making it feel like home. ”
Kim Gordon
Kim Gordon
Sociology

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UT Martin offers an intimate learning environment with a low student/faculty ratio.
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Department of Behavioral Sciences
CONTACT:
Dr. Justin A. Martin, Interim Chair
LOCATION:
538 University Street
The University of Tennessee at Martin
Martin, TN 38238