Honors Program

The Criminal Justice Honors Program encourages and prepares outstanding students to pursue a career in the field of Criminology/Criminal Justice by providing an opportunity to conduct research under the guidance of a faculty mentor. The program promotes initiative, creativity, and independent thinking among academically talented students.


Santorra King presenting honors research

Joining the Honors Program gives you unique access to faculty and the opportunity to interact with other honors students in an environment that encourages creative and innovative thinking. The research opportunities and seminar participation you will experience in the program will help you in your future career in the field or in applying to graduate programs. Students who complete the program will graduate from UAB “With Honors in Criminal Justice.”

Further Information

For additional information on the program, read the Eligibility & Requirements page or contact the Honors Program Director, Heith Copes.