The Associate degree in Criminal Justice prepares students for careers in the diverse and challenging field of Criminal Justice including Law Enforcement, Adult Corrections, Juvenile Correction, Adult and Juvenile Probation and Parole, Private Investigations, and Security. In addition to providing the education needed for entry level employment and promotion after gaining employment in the career field, students will develop a strong foundation in logical reasoning, oral and written communication, lab science, humanities and the arts, and the social and behavioral sciences and be well-prepared to pursue the Bachelor Degree in Criminal Justice or another field. Students interested in pursuing a Bachelor Degree at NMSU should see an Academic Advisor regarding the best choices for electives.

Arts and Science Division

New Mexico State University Alamogordo
2400 N. Scenic Drive
Alamogordo, NM  88310

Division Head:
Dr. David C. MacWilliams

Administrative Assistant:
Theresa Chavez

Office Location:
Pro-Tech 122C.