CUNY Justice Academy For Forensic Science

CUNY Justice Academy For Forensic Science

The CUNY Justice Academy (CJA) is a partnership between various CUNY community and John Jay College of Criminal Justice designed to help you make the transition to a baccalaureate degree. CJA students who complete their associate’s degrees at at a participating institution can then transfer to John Jay and complete their bachelor’s degree in forensic science here. Participating CJA Community Colleges are:

  • Hostos Community College (HCC),
  • Bronx Community College (BCC),
  • Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC),
  • Kingsborough Community College (KBCC), and
  • Queensborough Community College (QCC).

 

PRISM provides CJA students majoring in forensic science or Science for forensics at CUNY Community Colleges with special science outings and lectures every semester, behind-the-scenes programming and presentations, and opportunities to engage in research experiences at John Jay or selected CJA partners. These opportunities are designed to get you immersed in the forensic science field, while allowing you to interact with your future professors and peers at John Jay.

CUNY Justice Academy: Eligibility Requirements

To transition to John Jay College as a CUNY Justice Academy student, you simply need to:

 

Below you can find Academic Planners that you can download and use to plan ahead and keep track of the courses and General Education electives you must take at each of our five Community College partners to successfully transfer to John Jay as part of the CJA.

NOTE: Documents linked to links below will be provided at a later date.

  • Hostos Community College
  • Bronx Community College
  • Borough of Manhattan Community College
  • Kingsborough Community College
  • Queensborough Community College

 

Are you part of the CUNY Justice Academy for Forensic Science and enrolled at the Community College? Want to learn more about your program of study at John Jay, opportunities to do research, and other opportunities for you at John Jay? Contact our PRISM CJA Outreach Coordinator, Dr. Gabriella Sanguineti, here and provide us with your name, the CUNY Community College you are enrolled in, and when are you planning to transfer to John Jay College.

Learn more about the CUNY Justice Academy.