Mission

The Department of Justice and Community Studies extends the mission of Miami University by preparing you for careers in community organizations, the criminal justice system, and forensics. Faculty members endeavor to provide superior teaching and scholarship in order to offer a high-quality learning environment for our students. Within this learning environment, you will be encouraged to develop an extensive knowledge of their particular field of study. In particular, the Department of Justice and Community Studies emphasizes developing your ability to implement evidence-based practices within the fields of community leadership, criminal justice, and forensics.