CJ College #1 for Online Graduate Education

#1 Online CJ Graduate Education

U.S. News & World Report ranked the College of Criminal Justice as the top in the country for Online CJ masters’ programs.

Sam Houston State University offers the best online criminal justice program for graduate education in the nation, according to the 2017 rankings released by U.S. News & World Report (USNWR).

CJ College Graduates First Forensic Science Ph.D.

PhD in Forensic

Lindsay Glicksberg is the first to graduate with a Ph.D. degree in Forensic Science at SHSU – and across the country.

The College of Criminal Justice will graduate its first Ph.D. student in Forensic Science during the December 2017 Commencement ceremony.

International Ph.D. Grads Contribute to American Universities, Research

International

About half of the College’s international Ph.D. graduates stay in the U.S. to teach.

Over the last two decades, dozens of international students came to Sam Houston State University, College of Criminal Justice to learn. Following graduation, almost half stayed in the U.S. to teach or conduct research.

Faculty/Staff Reach Major Milestones at SHSU

Faculty/Staff

The College of Criminal Justice is lucky to have dedicated faculty and staff, many of whom have been here up to 40 years!

President Dana Hoyt honored faculty and staff from the Criminal Justice Center for their longevity of service to Sam Houston State University during the Annual Meeting.

Hayes Named Researcher of Year by ASC Division of Victimology

Victimology

Brittany Hayes named Researcher of the Year by the American Society of Criminology Division of Victimology.

Assistant Professor Brittany Hayes of the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology was named the 2017 Faculty Researcher of the Year by the American Society of Criminology Division of Victimology.

Forensic Science Bridges East and West with DNA Presentations in South Korea

International Forensics

Faculty and doctoral students presented DNA research for missing person and cold cases in South Korea.


Two Ph.D. students and a faculty member recently traveled to an international conference in South Korea to present their research on new techniques and technology to improve the DNA identification process in missing person cases or mass disasters.
Two Ph.D. students and a faculty member recently traveled to an international conference in South Korea to present their research on new techniques and technology to improve the DNA identification process in missing person cases or mass disasters.

New Web App Helps Officers Respond to Environmental Crises

LEMIT

A new web app was developed by LEMIT to help keep officers safe when responding to environmental crises.

The Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas (LEMIT) developed a web application for the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) to help keep law enforcement officers safe when responding to environmental crises in the field.

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