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Welcome to the GVSU School of Criminal Justice.  As part of the College of Community and Public Service at Grand Valley State University we are focused on increasing the understanding of justice based issues for students, practitioners, policymakers and community members.  The School of Criminal Justice offers undergraduate degree programs in criminal justice and legal studies; graduate degree in criminal justice; special certification program in our police academy and military basic training academy; paralegal studies certificate.  

The School of Criminal Justice faculty consists of full-time faculty and part-time adjunct faculty members providing local, regional, national, and global perspectives of  crime and justice issues in the classroom and through their scholarship.


Our Mission

Laker for a Lifetime

The Mission of the GVSU School of Criminal Justice is to promote the growth of students through teaching, mentoring, creative scholarship and community engagement.


Events

2nd Annual School of Criminal Justice Alumni Event on October 20, 2017

2nd Annual School of Criminal Justice Alumni Event

October 20, 2017 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

2nd Annual School of Criminal Justice Alumni Reception

JUVENILE JUSTICE VISION 20/20 FALL TRAINING EVENT on October 26, 2017

JUVENILE JUSTICE VISION 20/20 FALL TRAINING EVENT

October 26, 2017 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Registration is now available for the Fall 2017 Training Event!  Please register here.  October 26-27, 2017 Training Event - LGBTQI Youth: Criminology, Building Safety and Legal Updates

JUVENILE JUSTICE VISION 20/20 FALL TRAINING EVENT on October 27, 2017

JUVENILE JUSTICE VISION 20/20 FALL TRAINING EVENT

October 27, 2017 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Registration is now available for the Fall 2017 Training Event!  Please register here.  October 26-27, 2017 Training Event - LGBTQI Youth: Criminology, Building Safety and Legal Updates

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