Department of Criminal Justice Administration

Rutherford County CourthouseWelcome to the Department of Criminal Justice Administration 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 Criminal Justice Administration. Students majoring in CJA may choose concentrations in Law Enforcement or Homeland Security. Minors in either Criminal Justice or 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.


Law and Your Community Event

Date: Thursday, September 26th, 2:30pm-4:30pm

Location: LRC 221

The National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE) presents this interactive training program to MTSU students, designed to improve young people's communication with officers and their understanding of federal, state, and local laws. Components of the program include: citizenship, law literacy, and law enforcement engagement. Open to all majors. 






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Mailing Address

P.O. Box 238

Middle Tennessee State University

Murfreesboro, TN 37132


Department Main Office:

Jones Hall 223