MSU Criminal Justice

College of Social Sciences



The School of Criminal Justice at Michigan State University combines a legacy of leadership in criminal justice with cutting-edge research and education programs addressing the most pressing problems facing society. Whether you are a current or prospective student, a potential research collaborator, a proud alum, or a professional seeking to address a real-world problem, we invite you to learn more about these exciting research, education, and engagement activities.

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Upcoming Events

  • School of Staff and Command

    January 29, 2018, 8:00 a.m.

    January 29 – June 15, 2018 This Michigan focused 400-hour problem-based course is learner driven through utilization of relevant,... More

  • Criminal Justice Career Fair

    February 12, 2018, 5:00 p.m.

    The School of Criminal Justice hosts an annual career fair for its students and alumni. Each year, between 70... More

  • First Line Supervision Course – Spring 2018

    April 23, 2018, 8:00 a.m.

    April 23 – May 11, 2018 The First Line Supervision course is offered via a blended course of instructional... More

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Faculty Profile

Mahesh Nalla

Dr. Mahesh Nalla spearheaded the development and introduction of the first full-time online MS in Criminal Justice in 1998..

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