Community Affairs, School of

The School of Community Affairs, created in 1999, brings together the programs of criminal justice and ethnic studies to form a unique and diverse curriculum to better serve the needs of students to work in an ever-changing urban and global community. Additionally, the Midwest Criminal Justice Institute (MCJI) and the Regional Community Policing Training Institute (RCPTI) provide opportunities to blend teaching, research and service. As a result, the School of Community Affairs not only serves as a quality educational unit for students, but also functions as a research and service unit that assists with a broader range of needs identified in the community.