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Dear Justice Studies Students,

Do you plan to take Justice Studies courses in person or online for Spring 2022? Please fill out this survey by Thursday (September 9th) to help us plan the Spring 2022 semester.  Thank you!  Survey

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Attention All Students! 


Justice Studies Department Annual Report is Here!

  Department of Justice Studies Annual Report is Here!

  Department of Justice Studies 2020-2021 Annual Report is now available.

  Check out all of the fabulous things JS students and faculty have done! 



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Professor Mary Juno receives the 2021 Outstanding Lecturer Faculty Award!

Read about Professor Mary Juno and her award in the SJSU Newsroom blog.



Important information regarding Graduation Applications

All graduation paperwork, including Graduation Application, Major/Minor Forms, and Substitution Formsmust be signed off by your advisor electronically.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact your JS or FS major advisor online via email or ZOOM HERE.


The Department of Justice Studies is offering a new Forensic Science concentration - Digital Evidence

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Download the Fact Sheet [PDF] 

For the Forensic Science Digital Evidence concentration degree requirements, please visit the SJSU catalog website.




CAPS is operating all of its services remotely.

As of April 8th 2020, CAPS is operating all of its services remotely. Students can receive services by calling the CAPS main line at (408) 924-5910 during their hours:

Monday - Thursday:
8:30 AM - 5:30 PM

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Services are being provided either by phone or video conference, utilizing Zoom Health for our video sessions—a secure, encrypted, HIPAA compliant service.

Individual personal and educational counseling, as well as clinical case management appointments, are available and students can get a scheduled appointment within 7-10 days. Crisis intervention services are currently being covered by our clinical counselors during business hours. After-hour crisis intervention services continue to be available by calling the main line at (408) 924-5910, and selecting option 4. Psychiatric services are available Tuesday - Thursday, by calling the Student Health Center appointment line at (408) 924-6122.

For more information, please visit the CAPS website.


Graduate Programs: M.S. Justice Studies and M.S. Criminology

 justiceAre 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.

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.