About Us

Welcome to the Department of Criminal Justice at UTSA


The Department of Criminal Justice is housed under the College of Public Policy. Our main office is located on the UTSA Downtown Campus, in the Durango Building at 4.112.

We are proud to offer our students a wide array of studies including a minor in Criminal Justice, Bachelor of Arts degree through our undergraduate program along with a Master of Science in Criminal Justice and Criminology through our graduate program.

In addition to their classroom studies, all undergraduate Criminal Justice majors complete an internship in a local criminal justice agency. Students completing their bachelor's degree may pursue professional careers in the criminal justice system, government or the private sector, as well as apply for admission to law school or other graduate programs.

The Master of Science in Criminal Justice and Criminology provides competencies in research methods and statistics, justice policy planning and analysis and skills for managing criminal justice agencies. Students completing the Master's Degree Program may advance in their current careers or prepare for admission to doctoral programs.

Our faculty members teach and conduct research on a wide range of topics in criminal justice and criminology and publish in top tier journals.

For more information, contact:

Department of Criminal Justice
Durango Building (DB), Room 4.112
501 W. Cesar E. Chavez Blvd
San Antonio, TX 78207
210.458.2535 voice
210.458.2680 fax

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm