Department of Criminal Justice Administration

Rutherford County CourthouseWelcome to the Department of Criminal Justice Administration (CJA) at Middle Tennessee State University. The CJA Department offers programs of study at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. 

At the undergraduate level, students may obtain a Bachelor of Science degree in one of three unique programs: Criminal Justice, Emergency Management & Homeland Security, or Law Enforcement. Minors in either Criminal Justice Administration, Criminal Investigations, and Homeland Security are offered for non-CJA majors.

At the graduate level, students may obtain a Master of Criminal Justice degree by completing either a thesis track (33 hours) or a non-thesis track (36 hours) and successful completion of the written comprehensive examination.  

News, Upcoming Events, & More:

April 23 - CBHS Academic Awards Ceremony at 2pm in Student Union Ballroom.

April 24 - Last Day of Classes / Evening Reception for Graduating Seniors at 5:30pm in ACB 214.

April 25 - STUDY DAY. No classes/exams/mandatory meetings.

April 26-May 2 - Final Exams. See university approved exam schedule

May 3 - Graduation for CBHS at 3pm in Murphy Center.


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Office Phone:


Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 238
Middle Tennessee State University
Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Department Main Office:
Academic Classroom Building 230