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Criminal Justice

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Learn about the scholarships offered to declared Criminal Justice majors.

Find out about law school requirements.

Crime Scene Lab
See what our students are doing in the Crime Scene Lab

Criminal Justice in the News

Alumni Association
Join the Criminal Justice chapter of the Alumni Association.

Resources for Current Students
The place to find answers to your questions about navigating the University experience.

Meet our Division Faculty

Masters in Criminal Justice
Frequently asked questions about our graduate program.


Law Enforcement Candidate Scholars' (LECS) Program

Center for African Peace and Conflict Resolution

Center for Justice and Policy Research


Business Office, Alpine Hall 137  (916) 278-6487 

Monday - Friday  8 a.m. - 4 p.m. 

Closed July 3rd and 4th.

Criminal Justice Advising Center, Alpine Hall 133

The Advising Center is closed until August. 

California State University, Sacramento
Division of Criminal Justice
Alpine Hall 137, MS 6085
Sacramento, CA  95819

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What's the BUZZ?


  • 15th Law School Forum - This free event will take place on Tuesday, October 31, 2017. Details to follow.  Law school representatives, please click here for information about reserving a table.
  • Master's in Criminal JusticeThe application filing period for the Spring 2018 semester begins on August 1, 2017, through September 15, 2017.  The Fall 2018 filing period begins on October 1, 2017, and ends on March 1, 2018. 
  • The next application period for the Criminal Justice major will be available from September 4 through October 15, 2017, for acceptance for the Spring 2018 semester. More information . . .

    If you have questions about impaction or the application process, you may attend one of these information sessions:

    • Wednesday, 09-13-2017, 9:00-10:15 a.m., EUR 108
    • Tuesday, 09-26-2017, 2:30-4:00 p.m., EUR 105
    • Thursday, 10-12-2017, 3:00-4:15 p.m., EUR 105
  • 2016 Convocation Video Available.  Click here to view.


Welcome to the Division of Criminal Justice.  Read more . . .

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.