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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.
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Dr. Brian Johnson, professor of criminal justice, receives the Outstanding University Service Award from President Philomena V. Mantella.
Congratulations to Christina for receiving the Graduate Dean's Citation for Outstanding Master's Thesis - Winter 2018!
This month's #CCPSCommunityConnections segment on The WGVU Morning Show with Shelley Irwin featured Dr. Jaclyn Cwick, assistant professor in the School of Criminal Justice at #GVSU.
Earlier this year, Kyezie Bwanangela a criminal justice major and native from the DRC Congo was interviewed by Alan Headbloom from WKTV Journal.
"The professors that I interacted with had a lot of experience and they had a lot of knowledge in the classroom as well. That really inspired me to come back and it also inspired me for the work I'm doing." - Rob Howard, Criminal justice graduate student
March 19, 2020
You are already half-way through your first week of remote learning. We thought it would be helpful to provide some additional resources to you. Please see below for both academic and non-academic services and tools.
November 20, 2019
On November 15th, graduate assistant, Chase (Sky) Christenson represented the school of criminal justice at Philomena V. Mantella's presidential inauguration by presenting his research on intimate partner violence offenders.
August 21, 2019
Forty-eight police academy recruits graduated August 15 from the Grand Valley State University Police Academy.
May 08, 2019
A record number of people are taking part of Grand Valley State University's police academy.