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Division of Criminal Justice College of Health & Human Services

Spotlight - Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response

About Criminal Justice

Program Overview

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.

Explore Our Degree Opportunities

Pre-Law Information

The Division of Criminal Justice is celebrating it's 50th anniversary, “50 Years of Justice Education Leadership.”

Congratulations to our Criminal Justice graduates!

Despite the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic, you are now truly made at Sac State!

Supplemental Application

The next Supplemental Application period for Criminal Justice will be from September 1 to October 15, 2020, for the Spring 2021 semester. Students must be admitted to the University to access the form. Read more

Make an advising appointment

Criminal Justice majors have assigned advisors. To make an appointment with your advisor, go to the EAB student appointment system, select Criminal Justice Advising, and select an appointment time with your advisor. Appointments are only available during the Fall and Spring semesters.

Make an advising appointment

Drop-in Major Advising

The Criminal Justice Advising Center in Alpine 133 has drop-in advising available for prospective and continuing majors. Drop-in hours are Monday through Friday, 9:30 to 4 p.m.

Undergraduate Advising FAQ

Important Communications

Messages from the Chair



Division Resources

Find Us

Division of Criminal Justice
Alpine Hall, Room 137
Mon - Fri, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Contact Us

Phone: (916) 278-6487

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