The School of Criminology and Criminal Justice is a nationally recognized leader in crime and justice education and research. Faculty research includes attention to the etiology of crime, the major components of the criminal justice system, and the study of criminal behavior and law. The academic backgrounds of the faculty are multidisciplinary and include sociology, psychology, history, public administration, as well as criminal justice and criminology.
The School of Criminology and Criminal Justice offers a Bachelor of Science at two locations. The main campus is in Omaha but students are able to complete the undergraduate degree on the University of Nebraska - Lincoln campus as well. Upwards of 600 undergraduates presently major in Criminology and Criminal Justice. We have approximately 20 full-time faculty members, 13 in Omaha and 7 in Lincoln, and 15 part-time faculty members comprised of professionals from the Lincoln and Omaha criminal justice communities. The School also offers three graduate degrees: the Master of Science, Master of Arts, and the Doctor of Philosophy. Approximately 50 students are pursuing a Master's degree and 30 students are pursuing a doctorate at any one time.
For more information about the undergraduate degree program on the University of Nebraska - Lincoln campus, please visit their website at http://www.unl.edu/crimjust/.
If you have questions about the undergraduate degree or undergraduate academic advising on the UNO campus, please contact:
Ashley Cunningham, Academic Advisor
Phone: (402) 554.3718
Office: 218 CPACS
Kristin Zimmerman, Academic Advisor
Phone: (402) 554.3193
Office: 218 CPACS
If you have questions about the masters program, please contact:
Lisa Sample, Ph.d., Masters Program Coordinator
Phone: (402) 554.3127
If you have questions about the doctoral program, please contact:
Pauline Brennan, Ph.D.
Phone: (402) 554.2205