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Criminal Justice is an impacted program at Sac State. If you are a new freshman, or plan on transferring in the future, this is what you need to know.


Spring 2015 Undergraduate Majors

Spring 2015 applications to the Criminal Justice major will be from September 2 to October 17, 2014.

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Master's Program

Interested in a Master's Degree in Criminal Justice? Frequently-asked questions.


Fall 2015 Master's Degree applications

The Master's Program is accepting applications for Fall 2015 from October 1, 2014, to March 1, 2015.


Dr. Mary Maguire
Chair, Division of Criminal Justice

Our Mission

The mission of the Division of Criminal Justice is to prepare the leaders of tomorrow’s criminal justice community to make positive decisions.

Through a multi-disciplinary curriculum and a faculty with diverse expertise, experiences and perspectives, students are exposed to the theories, applications and ethics related to crime and justice.

Guided by a faculty dedicated to innovative teaching, scholarly achievement and service, students will become confident visionary professionals who appreciate evidenced based reasoning, creative and critical thinking, diversity, equity, and believe in lifelong learning.