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Juvenile Justice Minor

Strengthen your resume

A minor in Juvenile Justice will help you meet your professional objectives and become more competitive in the workforce.  Each course contains specific and relevant information regarding the theory and practice of juvenile behavior and the juvenile justice system.


A Juvenile Justice Minor pairs well with a major in Criminal Justice, Social Work, Child and Family Development, Psychology, Sociology, or for anyone interested in working in an agency serving youth.

See your Academic Advisor to declare a Juvenile Justice Minor.

See a calendar of course offerings.

Careers in Juvenile Justice

CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate)

Child Protective Services Caseworker

Intake Specialist–Children’s Treatment

Parent Education and Family Therapy

Adoption Services

Deputy Juvenile Officer (juvenile probation)

Juvenile Court Diversion Specialist

Juvenile Day Treatment Specialist

Juvenile Intensive In-Home Services

Juvenile Detention Specialist

Residential Care Specialist

Alternative Education Assistant


Lynn Urban
Chair, School of Public Services
Humphreys 300
Tel: (660) 543-4950


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