Mission Statement

Mission Statement of Criminal Justice

The mission of the criminal justice program at Murray State University is to provide students with an education in criminal justice that:
  • meets the highest national standards
  • prepares students to think critically about crime and justice
  • enables them to work efficiently in criminal justice agencies
  • prepares them to be successful in law school and graduate programs
  • enables them to be intelligent consumers of criminal justice research
  • prepares them for the ethical challenges criminal justice presents