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Criminal Justice, Social Work and Sociology

The Department of Criminal Justice, Social Work and Sociology prepares you for these highly demanding fields at the forefront of public safety and social justice. We offer both bachelor's and master's degree programs to prepare you for work from law enforcement to the courts to corrections. Our accredited social work degree prepares students for a career working with individuals, families, and communities to better lives.

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Nason Lane Awarded Inaugural Football Law Enforcement Academy Scholarship


    Four Southeast Students Selected for 2020 Federal Justice Fellowship

    Four Southeast Missouri State University students have been selected as fellows for the 2020 Federal Justice Fellowship with the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri. The fellows are Raven Cole of Afton, Missouri; Katherine Carter of St. Charles, Missouri; Antonio Barner of St. Louis, Missouri; and Drew Beussink of Cape Girardeau, [...]

    Southeast Alumna Serving Local Community in Moldova with Peace Corps

    Southeast Missouri State University alumna Ryan Warren has always wanted to serve and help others. This summer, she begins two years of service as a health education teacher volunteer with the Peace Corps in the Republic of Moldova. Warren, a native of Savannah, Missouri, said the Peace Corps, with its mission of sending Americans with [...]

    Southeast to Celebrate Criminal Justice Week April 24-25

    Southeast Missouri State University will celebrate the criminal justice field with a variety of activities and guest speakers during Criminal Justice Week April 24-25. The Department of Criminal Justice, Social Work and Sociology will host demonstrations, a Q&A panel, and an agency appreciation banquet as part of the festivities. Local agencies including the Cape Girardeau [...]



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Department of Criminal Justice, Social Work and Sociology
One University Plaza, MS 7950
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701