Justice Studies is high profile department at San José State University, located in
the center of San José and the heart of Silicon Valley. The Department of Justice
Studies has the distinction of being one of the first degree-granting programs in
criminal justice in the United States. The department now prepares students to be
competent justice professionals in a technologically complex and culturally diverse
society. We also offer a specialized BS degree with a concentration in biological
or chemical forensic science. The Master’s degree prepares students for more advanced
graduate study, and for managerial and research positions in justice oriented organizations.
The department currently has 11 full time faculty members, 16 lecturers, and over
750 majors. Our alumni are among the most prominent professionals in law, policing,
nonprofit services, and related professions.
San Jose State College Police School - T.W. MacQuarrie
Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology - Summer 1935