School of Natural & Social Sciences


SPCJ: Academic Programs

Criminal Justice


The Criminal Justice Program is a broad based degree program designed to provide students with the necessary practical knowledge and skills for careers in the Criminal Justice field, and knowledge of the theoretical basis for understanding the economic, political, and social environments in which the criminal justice process operates.

Internships are available in all types of criminal justice agencies.


The Wayne State College program is offered in cooperation with Northeast Community College of Norfolk, Nebraska. Northeast faculty in cooperation with WSC faculty, offer a variety of courses on the Wayne State College campus. Students can complete all classes on the Wayne campus.


The Wayne State Criminal Justice Association (WSCJA) is a large and very active student club available to all CJ majors/minors. The club sponsors field trips, speakers and public service activities. For more information contact Jason Karsky.

Alpha Phi Sigma is the Criminal Justice Honorary which encourages academic excellence, social service, student support, and the development of leadership skills for criminal justice majors. Requirements for membership include 42 hours of course work completed, a 3.0 GPA overall, and a 3.2 GPA in the criminal justice major, and the top 35% of their class. For more information contact Paul Campbell.


To see the results from the
20th Anniversary Criminal Justice Alumni Survey

click here.


Please click on one of the program areas for more information.

>Criminal Justice Curriculum >Career Opportunities
>Open Letter to Majors >Clubs/Organizations & Honoraries


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Contact Info

Dr. Tammy Evetovich

Dean, Natural & Social Sciences

(402) 375-7030

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