Monroe College's Bronx campus is an ideal urban campus located in the bustling Fordham section.

New Rochelle

Located in downtown New Rochelle, the Monroe College New Rochelle campus is nestled in a diverse, thriving suburban community in Westchester County.

St. Lucia

The scenic Monroe College St. Lucia campus in Barnard Hill Castries on the Caribbean island of St. Lucia combines the best of many worlds.


Monroe's Queens Extension Center is located in the heart of downtown Flushing, a vibrant and ethnically mixed district of Queens.

  • The School of Criminal Justice

    The School of Criminal Justice was founded in 2003 in response to the September 11th attacks. Monroe College recognized the need for highly trained criminal justice professionals at the local, state and federal levels. We structured our curriculum to empower future law enforcement officers, social workers and emergency responders to solve real-life on the job problems. Students learn the major trends, issues and realities of today’s Criminal Justice system, while building a solid foundation for a career in criminal justice.

    The School of Criminal Justice offers the following degree programs: 

    Criminal justice jobs are in high demand. Police departments, law firms, social services agencies and the courts are actively seeking the best and brightest graduates to keep communities safe and make a difference. An associate, bachelors or master’s degree from Monroe College can help you move towards a rewarding and exciting career.  

  • A Message from the Dean

    The pursuit of a college degree in the field of criminal justice is a perfect major for those ready to assist, protect and serve our society. An associate, bachelor or master’s degree in criminal justice prepares our students to become a well-prepared professionals of tomorrow.

    Criminal justice encompasses law enforcement, legal studies, human services, corrections, probation and parole on both the state and federal levels. Our curriculum provides the successful student with a solid foundation in the fundamentals of criminal justice from understanding the theory and practical perspective of the field. Our educational offerings cover the full range of criminal justice, legal and justice policy issues. Students have the opportunity to study and understand the problems facing our communities as well as ways in which to solve them.

    Our distinguished faculty are the best in the field from all aspects of the industry including the law, criminology, public policy and human services. They are trailblazers in their own right, bringing their diverse and vast experience into the classroom truly adding a “real world” insight into the curriculum.

    Michele S. Rodney, Esq.  Dean of the School of Criminal Justice 

  • Contact the Dean of Criminal Justice Michele Rodney, Esq.
    Jerome Hall
    2468 Jerome Avenue
    Bronx, NY 10468
    Contact the Office of Admissions Bronx Campus
    King Hall
    2501 Jerome Avenue
    Bronx, NY 10468
    1 (800) 556-6676
    Contact the Office of Tuition and Financial Aid Bronx Campus
    King Hall
    2501 Jerome Avenue
    Bronx, NY 10468
    1 (800) 556-6676