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Gannon University's criminal justice program prepares 21st century students to become lead investigators and vital agents of social change. Through individualized faculty mentoring and skill-based curriculum, you can discover your own career in law enforcement, public service or criminal investigation as you motion for a safer world.
Gain real-world knowledge through key criminal justice courses including:
Criminalistics: Learn from a nationally recognized forensic expert about collecting, processing and analyzing evidence and understanding its relevance in a criminal case.
Careers in Criminal Justice: Tailor your professional goals as weekly guest speakers discuss careers in law enforcement, corrections and forensics, among others.
Investigative Concepts: Explore principles of criminal and civil investigation including investigative techniques and obtaining information to identify and locate suspects. The course integrates lessons from Erie's "Pizza Bomber" case and is taught by former FBI lead investigator on the case.
Our criminal justice program is designed in favor of your success. Through curriculum flexibility and high-quality educational opportunities, you can:
View a Video from Jerry Clark, Ph.D. on Criminalistics
Learn from lead FBI and ATF special agents on the infamous Pizza
Bomber Heist, featured throughout the four-part docuseries, Evil
“I am thankful for my professors who involve me in the Erie community through internships and interpersonal connections.”
Phone: 814-871-7240Toll Free: 1-800-426-6668
Office Location:Gitnik Manse162 W. Sixth St.
Gerald ClarkAssociate ProfessorAssociate ProfessorChairperson
Julia MackAssistant ProfessorAssociate DeanDirector
Theodore YeshionProfessorProfessor, Forensic ScienceProgram Director
Christopher MagnoAssociate Professor
David CondeAdjunct Lecturer
Lester FettermanAdjunct Lecturer
Paul GambillAdjunct Lecturer
Jessica HotchkissAdjunct Lecturer
Catherine RobertsonAdjunct Lecturer
Jeffrey ShawAdjunct Lecturer
Ann StancliffAdjunct Lecturer
Anne StynAdjunct Lecturer
John TrucillaAdjunct Lecturer