Criminal Justice, Legal Studies and Homeland Security

Criminal justice refers to the “agencies of social control that handle offenders.” These agencies include police departments, courts and correctional facilities. This department offers programs of study for A.S. and B.S. degrees in Criminal Justice and Legal Studies. Click on the heading for a complete listing of degrees as well as co-op and internship programs.


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 Legal Studies Director is past President of the American Association for Paralegal Education. The faculty are committed to assisting students to successfully begin their careers and preparing them for future law-related opportunities.



Program Director

Brian K. Harte, PhD
Professor of Homeland Security and Criminal Justice
Program Director
M.P.S. in Homeland Security & Criminal Justice Leadership
College of Professional Studies
Criminal Justice, Legal Studies & Homeland Security Division 
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Antoinette Collarini-Schlossberg, Ph.D.
Queens Campus
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Harvey Schlossberg, Ph.D.
Program Director - Criminal Justice
Associate Professor
Criminal Justice and Legal Studies
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James Croft
Program Director, Legal Studies
Queens Campus

Jeffrey Grossmann
Program Director - Homeland Security
Queens Campus
718-990 7436
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Harold Broderick
Program Director 
Staten Island Campus
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