Political Science, Criminal Justice & Organizational Leadership

Dr. Shauna Reilly's class
Europe and NKU students
Dr. Moon and CJ students
Dr. Zimmerman with class in Austria
Dr. Alexis Miller with students in Scotland
PSC students in Washington D.C.


The Department of Political Science, Criminal Justice and Organizational Leadership at NKU gives students the background they need to become engaged citizens while preparing them for careers or professional schools, particularly law school.

With several unique programs of study -- political science, criminal justice, public administration, organizational leadership and international studies -- our department attracts a wide range of students.

Our programs provide opportunities for students to:

  • Understand the intricate web of politics and government
  • Study law enforcement and the judicial process
  • Develop managerial skills for jobs in public administration and organizational leadership
  • Prepare for careers in foreign service or international business

We invite you to explore our website to find out more. If you still have questions, please contact us at psc@nku.edu

Online Programs

Criminal Justice (Major, Minor or Focus)

NKU's Online CJ program ranked 25th on the list of Best Online Bachelor's in Criminal Justice Programs of 2016.
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Organizational Leadership (Major, or Minor)

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