Department of Criminal Justice

Department of Criminal Justice

The faculty and staff of the Department of Criminal Justice bring forth a wealth of experience and knowledge to do an exemplary job of teaching in the fields of Criminal Justice, Legal Studies, and Organizational Leadership.

The College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences offers students a traditional liberal arts education to meet the needs of the 21st century, allowing them to compete for a variety of careers in an increasingly complex and evolving world.

The Auburn University at Montgomery Criminal Justice Department has offered an American Bar Association-approved paralegal education program for nearly 20 years. The program is designed to train highly competent and well-rounded individuals for careers as paralegals/legal assistants or as court or other judicial administrators. It also is excellent preparation for admission to law school. Plus, you can complete the program while earning a bachelor’s in Criminal Justice – Legal Studies track. Upon successful completion of the program, you will receive an ABA-approved certificate of program completion

Legal Studies Important Information

Legal Studies – Plan of Study
Legal Studies – Four Year Plan

The Outreach Program paralegal certificate courses offered at Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, are not ABA-approved. Paralegals may not provide legal services directly to the public, except as permitted by law. Alabama law prohibits the practice of law by non-lawyers, including legal assistants/paralegals.

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If you are interested in scholarships, please review the information on the Scholarships page. For more information please contact the faculty and staff of the Department of Criminal Justice.

Criminal Justice

The Auburn University at Montgomery undergraduate program in Criminal Justice offers the Bachelor of Science degree to the student seeking comprehensive education for a professional career in the Criminal Justice field. This major provides broad academic preparation in both general education and Criminal Justice.

Legal Studies

Legal Studies is a concentration within the Department of Criminal Justice. It is designed for students seeking to develop knowledge and skills pertaining to careers in law and legal fields.

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Through it’s various departments, the AUM College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences offers a variety of resources to give students the necessary knowledge and skills to be profoundly competitive in the professional atmosphere. Join us and apply to AUM, where learning matters most.

  Location   Clement Hall 320
  Mail Address  P.O. Box 244023
Montgomery, AL 36124
  Phone   334-244-3692
  Office Hours   8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday – Friday
  Physical Address for Deliveries   7071 Senators Drive
Montgomery, AL 36117
  Fax   334-244-3244

Department of Criminal Justice

Theresa Pelfrey
Interim Department Chair
Associate Professor
Clement Hall 320K
[email protected]

Theresa Pelfrey
Interim Department Chair
Associate Professor
Clement Hall 320K
[email protected]

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