About Business and Criminal Justice

Welcome to the College of Business and Criminal Justice. As a school with its roots in technology, ECPI University is uniquely qualified to educate Business and Criminal Justice professionals. Like so many career fields, both now require tremendous amounts of technological support in order to function effectively.

That’s why ECPI University has designed its programs to blend modern theory with real-world applications, while providing special emphasis on emerging technology. The objective is to develop professionals who are able to strategically manage and utilize technology while implementing changes essential to today's environment.

Curriculum for the Real World

Today’s law enforcement professionals possess a skill set that reflects the evolution of their profession. They are versed in crime scene management, investigative procedures, computer forensics, conflict management, community policing, and security management, all of which are prominent ECPI University’s curriculum.

Likewise, today’s business leaders must blend traditional methods of management with advanced technology in order for them to more productively access and disseminate information, communicate with stakeholders, and adapt to changing market conditions.

Accelerated Education

If you’re a no-nonsense kind of person, the kind who likes to set a goal, hit the mark, and move forward, then ECPI University’s accelerated program may be just want you’ve been looking for. Here, you take two classes every five weeks, and by attending class year-round, you can earn a Bachelor’s Degree in just 2.5 years or an Associate’s Degree in 1.5 years.

Help When You Need It

At ECPI University, classes are small so you have ample time to ask questions and faculty members are always available to provide additional help before and after class. Plus, one-on-one tutoring is always free.


In class, hands-on learning allows you to simulate real-world situations. During your externship, however, you actually do experience the real world. ECPI University has developed longstanding relationships with major employers that offer externships that allow you to reinforce what you’ve learned and help you prepare for your first job.


Certifications are an excellent way to stand out in a competitive job market. That’s why ECPI University encourages and supports students who want to get a leg up on the competition. Whether it’s Six Sigma or Project Management in Business or Community Emergency Response Team Certification or Armed Security in Criminal Justice, ECPI University students can count on help preparing for tests and a very large discount when it’s time to take them. Each one is offered for just $15, compared to the hundreds of dollars that are typically charged.

Career Services

During your very first class at ECPI University, you begin learning how to write a resume and cover letter. From there on, you refine your skills and prepare for your eventual job search. When graduation draws near, career advisors are standing by assist with job search strategies and can coach you on interviewing skills.