Criminal Justice, Legal Studies and Homeland Security

Overview

This department offers programs of study for Criminal Justice, Legal Studies and Homeland Security. 

Students within this division, may work towards

  • A three year doctoral degree in homeland security
  • A two year masters degree in homeland security & criminal justice leadership
  • A four year bachelor degree in either criminal justice, legal studies or homeland security
  • A two year associate degree in either criminal justice or legal studies
  • A legal studies certificate 
  • Combined degree in collaboration with St. John's College or within the Collins College of Professional Studies

Faculty

The professors in the Criminal Justice program are highly qualified academically and have many years of professional experience. They are practitioners from the fields of law enforcement, the judiciary, corrections, prosecution, forensic science and law.

The Legal Studies full time faculty are experienced attorneys and educators who have practiced, lectured and published in many and varied areas of law. The faculty are committed to assisting students to successfully begin their careers and preparing them for future law-related opportunities.

Faculty within our homeland security programs, often come out directly from industry and become leading researchers in the evolving area of homeland security.

For a list of our faculty, click here

Chair

Antoinette Collarini-Schlossberg, Ph.D.
Queens Campus
718-990-7408
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Keith Cozine, Ph.D.
Program Director - Homeland Security (D.P.S.)
Associate Professor
Queens Campus
718-990-1852
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Brian K. Harte, PhD
Program Director - Homeland Security & Criminal Justice Leadership (M.P.S.)
Professor
Queens Campus
718-990-3797
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Jie Xu, Ph.D.
Program Director - Criminal Justice
Assistant Professor
Queens Campus
718-990-3221
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James Croft
Program Director, Legal Studies
Associate Professor
Queens Campus
718-990-7821
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Jeffrey Grossmann
Program Director - Homeland Security
Associate Professor
Queens Campus
718-990 7436
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Harold Broderick
Program Director - Criminal Justice / Homeland Security
Assistant Professor
Staten Island Campus
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Ellen Boegel
Program Director - Legal Studies
Professor
Staten Island Campus
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