Five Reasons for Attending Lee P. Brown Criminal Justice Institute
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- Reason #1: Affordability & Excellence
The Lee P. Brown Criminal Justice Institute offers an education that is both affordable and first-rate. The Lee P. Brown Criminal Justice Institute at Wiley College offers three degrees and a minor in criminal justice. In addition, scholarship opportunities abound for exceptionally talented students. You won’t find another college education quite like it – and all in the heart of the Piney Woods of East Texas!
- Reason #2: World-Class Experience
At the forefront of the academic discipline of criminal justice, Wiley’s faculty are committed to the notion that law enforcement, corrections, law and the judiciary should be taught holistically and in the context of a broad, well-developed liberal arts curriculum. As a result, the Lee P. Brown Criminal Justice Institute is recognized as a leader in educating for justice. From the history of crime in Louisiana and Texas to the criminological theories explaining causal relationships between crime, alcoholism and substance abuse, you’ll find a perfect balance of challenging academic disciplines at Wiley College.
- Reason #3: Well Respected Alumni
From the nation’s mean streets to academia’s ivory towers, from corporate boardrooms to the corridors of public service, our alumni are making a difference. Our alumni work in all areas of public service. They work in state, federal, and local government, and in nongovernmental agencies. They’re law enforcement officers, state workers, administrators, police chiefs etc.
- Reason #4: The World At Our Doorstep
A student body comprising different nationalities… A multinational faculty…… experts in criminal justice… Partnerships with government agencies, non-governmental organizations and educational institutions… A host of top-quality study abroad programs… The international learning environment on campus provides a fertile medium for the cross-pollination of ideas. When you study at Wiley College, you’ve opened a portal to a world of opportunities.
- Reason #5: World-Class Faculty/Cutting-Edge Research
When the state of Texas and other federal, state or political entities wants answers to important questions of law, public policy, police procedure or criminal behavior, it turns to Wiley College’s Criminal Justice Department. Why? The acknowledged expertise of our faculty. They are active, daring scholars, regularly breaking new ground in the study of criminal justice. Moreover, the faculty of Wiley College is as committed to our students as they are to their scholarship, so that every classroom is a forum for the discussion of the latest in criminal justice thinking. Add to this mix the College’s focus on such themes as Homeland Security, cybercrime, international human rights, terrorism and prisoner reentry – to name just a few – and it’s no surprise that Wiley College is a renowned institution for research and learning in criminal justice.