Hiram College

A Hiram education ensures that students have been exposed to studies across many disciplines and graduate with the critical thinking skills needed to enter a variety of career fields or graduate study. Crime, Law, and Justice is designed to educate students in a way that opens up many pathways to future careers. Although additional education might be necessary for certain careers, Crime, Law, and Justice ensures you are well prepared for whatever your next step may be.

“Criminal Justice programs prepare students for careers in a variety of in-demand fields.  Lawyers, social workers, probation officers, treatment professionals, forensic specialists, law enforcement officers, social science professionals, and community activists all benefit from a solid base of knowledge in criminal justice.”
~ Judge David Hejmanowski, ’96
Delaware County Probate/Juvenile Court



The Crime, Law, and Justice program strives to prepare students in a variety of careers within the legal system or in services related to criminal justice.

Examples of careers that Crime, Law, and Justice majors may pursue include:

  • corrections
  • juvenile justice
  • FBI
  • CIA
  • Probation
  • Parole
  • Investigation
  • justice and human relations
  • rehabilitation
  • victim assistance
  • court reporting
  • legal assistance
  • crisis intervention
  • policing
  • public policy
  • security