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Congratulations, Class of 2018!



Deadline for in-person Master's program has been extended to May 1, 2019. 

Are you interested in continuing your education in justice studies?

By obtaining an M.S. in Justice Studies, graduates are prepared for careers in criminal justice administration, research and policy centers, public institutions, community organizations and nonprofit agencies, as well as for doctoral programs and research positions in public agencies.

The Department of Justice Studies has extended the deadline for the Master's in Justice Studies to May 1, 2019.  If you are interested in furthering your education in justice, we encourage you to learn about the opportunities available to you  in the Department of Justice Studies.

For more information about what the program entails or if you have any specific questions, please visit the Graduate Page.



Professor Peggy Stevenson receives prestigious Innovation and Leadership Award from CSU Chancellor


peggy Professor Margaret (Peggy) Stevenson has received a Faculty Innovation   and Leadership Award from the CSU Chancellor's Office for her work as   Director for the Record Clearance Project.

 Stevenson created the Record Clearance Project in 2008; since 2011 it   has been formalized into three courses in the Justice Studies   Department.  Under Stevenson's supervision, undergraduates gain   hands-on experience in the legal system while changing lives of those in   their community.

 RCP has educated more than 11,000 community members on   expungement law and employment rights of people with convictions, filed   over 1,400 expungement petitions to court, and provided over 1,400 individual interviews to advise people of their next steps in clearing their records.  RCP volunteers have delivered over 75,000 uncompensated hours of service.

Selected from 366 nominations, Stevenson was one of 26 recipients in the CSU system.  Stevenson is redirecting her $5,000 award to help fund RCP.

Read the full article about this achievement and click here for more information about RCP.